Fireside Chat with Sebastian Thrun

I did a fun fireside chat with one of my most favorite people – Sebastian Thrun – at the Udacity conference. Sebastian is the embodiment of a renaissance person. I first heard about him when his driverless car… more

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May 10, 2017

Innovation, Change and the Rest of Your Life

I gave the Alumni Day talk at U.C. Santa Cruz and had a few things to say about innovation.

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Even though I live just up the coast, I’ve never had the opportunity to start a… more

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May 9, 2017

How To Build Your Car Emergency Kit

It isn’t fun to think about needing a car emergency kit. Maybe you have a brand new car and you can’t imagine that anything could possibly go wrong, or maybe you have a total… more

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April 29, 2017

Best Car Battery Chargers

If you think about it, it’s kind of amazing that millions of cars roam our streets every day, without incident. That’s because it takes just one — literally one — tiny thing going wrong to… more

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April 28, 2017

How To Change A Dead Car Battery

”Click, click”

The sound of a dead battery, or rather, the lack of sound as your engine fails to turn over, will give you a sinking feeling in your gut. The time will come when… more

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April 27, 2017

How To Change A Tire

It’s going to happen to you. Count on it. Whether or not it’s happened before, rest assured you are going to get a flat tire at some point. And it won’t be at a time you’d call convenient. So the best… more

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April 22, 2017

11 Hottest Cars At The 2017 New York Auto Show

This year’s New York Auto Show was — as always — a star-stunned and extremely hyped affair. Fortunately, it didn’t disappoint. Here are the 11 cars that everyone is… more

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April 14, 2017

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Marketing Communications

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Marketing Communications

I was having coffee with the CEO of a new startup, listening to her puzzle through how to communicate to potential customers. She was an academic on leave… more

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April 5, 2017

Herding Cats – Using Lean to Work Together

Herding Cats – Using Lean to Work Together

When Colonel Peter Newell headed up the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF) he used lean methods on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan to provide immediate technology solutions to urgent… more

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March 28, 2017

Why Some Startups Win

If you don’t know where you’re going, how will you know when you get there?

I was having a second coffee with an ex student, now the head of a marketing inside a rapidly growing startup. His… more

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March 15, 2017