Below are two commercials that have recently been playing on tv. Both from “similar” companies, yet these advertisements couldn’t feel any more different. In my personal opinion, one ad celebrates and captures life, while the other attempts to become your life (all you talk about and do). Well I think I’ll just leave it at … Continue reading
Celebrating 50 years of Michael Jordan moments..
When I was 13 years old, I was fortunate enough to watch Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls take on the Seattle Supersonics from a court-side seat. That one game changed my entire perspective of athleticism. Here are 7 of my favorite
Another great idea from another great customer!
Are You Building a Product or a Use Case? One of my favorite product stories was listening to Steve Jobs talk about the iPad 1 year after it was released. Since the launch, they had been amazed by the
Dirty dirty rats. And it is time the world found out.
Pixar’s Ratatouille Have you seen Pixar’s Ratatouille? Did you love it so much? Yea, me too. Amongst the many lessons of the Ratatouille adventure is
How both concrete and abstract metrics can be used to motivate effort and track progress along the way.
Scan recently passed the 25 million download mark. Here’s a brief explanation as to what that does and doesn’t mean in my eyes.. A Metric to Drive Success When looking to achieve something significant, it is helpful to
Simple HOW-TO tutorial for scanning codes with your smart phone
What is a QR code? Most simply put, QR codes are 2D codes which can be scanned using a smart phone to access information or take some sort of digital action. For example, a business
Because the harder I work, the luckier I get.
Yesterday while speaking on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah I was asked: “How much of Scan‘s success has come from luck?” My natural and immediate answer was: “Tons. We have had so much luck on our side from the beginning and every step along the way.” Not the Truth I wanted … Continue reading
The personally rewarding experience of being asked to speak at BYU together with my hero, Mick Hagen
Dropped Out of BYU 1 Year Ago This Month It was 1 year ago this month that I dropped out of Brigham Young University. Since then, I’ve twice had the very fun opportunity to return as a guest speaker. The first time was just 6 months after having dropped out. It It was especially
How do you rate your personal success?
*Warning : If you are Hunter Walk then you are going to want to stop reading this post until after you have watched Batman – The Dark Knight Rises.* My Apetite for an Acquihire I recently read some articles by Sarah Lacy and Hunter Walk, both regarding Acquihires (when a large company acquires a startup … Continue reading
How in 2 years time I went from opening their letters, to eating their cupcakes
*Addresses in images now out of date A Letter from Google A Saturday morning deep clean of the apartment led me to find an old letter I had received 2 years ago from Google. It was Fall 2010 when I received the letter and I had been focusing on teaching myself web design under the … Continue reading