Lessons from Theranos… Trust and Fear

I have just finished reading Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, the detailed story of Theranos and its eccentric founder Elizabeth Holmes.  The story itself is as captivating as it is bewildering.  A remarkable and incredibly well researched account, it has a lot of lessons that should be clear to startups and

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Blockchain adventures

In mid 2017, we were presented with a problem and a solution.  How could we differentiate our start-up’s product and solve some of the problems we were faced with in the patent process?  The answer was exciting and interesting and came after substantial analysis: BLOCKCHAIN… Its easy to say things

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New adventures!

Its been another while since my last post, but I’d like to elaborate a little bit on what was motivating that post and what happened immediately after that post… In early 2017, my time at the National Restaurant Association came to end when I was asked to move to Chicago,

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My take on management

I have had the question posed to me… what is your management style? I have been thinking about it a lot. I have been thinking about how the last 3 years has shaped how I do things now through managing programmers, non-programmers and consultants. My philosophy of management is four

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Creation Debate thoughts

I never really intended this blog for remarkably personal thoughts, but I need a forum that is larger than Facebook or Twitters to discuss my thoughts. To start, here’s some honest background points of reference: I am an unabashed and unashamed believer in Christ, God and the divine inspiration of

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5 Incredible Years

Well, I’ve officially been a consultant with my awesome company for over 5 years now, and with that comes the 5 year anniversary mark of my marriage to one of the most wonderful women in the world. I am blessed beyond belief to have such an amazing and wonderful partner

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Quantum Entanglement – illustrated

This is by far the most interesting of all natural phenomena, in my opinion, and unlocking the HOW in this bizarre situation could possibly get us into the distant future of science (ie, quantum computation/data transfer, faster than light travel or even teleportation). I’m fascinated by it, and wanted to

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