How To Build The Right Team For Your Growing Startup

  • May 9, 2014

I’ve been spoiled throughout my career of building teams in large tech companies. I’ve had all the luxuries: infinite resources, time, and large pools of qualified candidates. At Google, we always had a steady stream of graduates from top schools flowing into the organization in entry-level…


5 Steps To Define Your Sales Funnel

  • March 26, 2014

Most business owners want to grow as quickly as possible. While there is no one-size-fits-all acceleration model, having a clearly defined sales funnel early can help. In fact, behind every decision our company makes today is the original white-boarded funnel from our early days. The purchase funnel is…


3 Startup Lessons From A NFL Coach

  • September 20, 2013

With the 2013-14 NFL season kicking into full gear, and as I settle into my Sunday ritual, I’m reminded of why my hero, head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks, is just that – a hero. Since he took the reins in Seattle in 2010, Pete’s taken a below-average team and turned out a Superbowl contender…


Crowdsource All Of Your Home Repair Needs With Porch.com

  • August 28, 2013

The first time you make improvements on your house can be really scary. Where do you get your supplies? What’s a fair price for a contractor? How do you know he’s not going to rip you off? How do you budget? Those are only a couple of questions that come up for every homeowner when they’re making home…