Two Days In Palo Alto

My grandfather died one year ago today. He was my hero. I was riding the Caltrain to my office job in Palo Alto when I got the news. And when I got to the office I was fired.  This was no surprise. I had seen the termination coming almost since the day I started. And [...]

How Small Wins: What Real Ninjas Can Teach Entrepreneurs

The term “ninja” gets thrown around in a business context it’s become as meaningless as the word “hipster.”  Real-life ninja are battle-hardened problem-solvers who never back down from a challenge. Their’s is a proud history, with many parallels to entrepreneurship, as guest contributor and Kwirkly founder Chris Ogunlowo shares. I’ve just finished reading Guy Shapiro’s [...]

What Do Journalists Love? Data!

Incentivibe founder Adeel V. recently asked me,  ”What types of content can you pitch to journalists and the media that they love to cover?” Many people probably have the same question about public relations, so I figured I could turn the answer into a blog post. Adeel, I’ll give a short answer and a long answer: Your [...]