Archives / May, 2010

Does More Money Motivate Higher Performance?

One of my blog readers – Boaz Fletcher – sent me an awesome video this morning from RSA Animate.  It’s 11 minutes long and is a fascinating lecture by Dan Pink about The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.  I love the RSA Animate format – an artist animates the talk on a giant whiteboard…

Pick Your 2% And Own It

I’ve always enjoyed hanging out with Om Malik.  We’ve had a handful of nice, relaxed discussions about some deep stuff.  Last week I took a break from Google I/O and spent an hour and a half with him.  We spent about an hour talking about life and some very personal things and then did a…

Things To Hate About API-TOS

I’m at the Glue Conference all day.  So far, it’s far exceeded my already high expectations.  I’m now sitting in the API track and the first two presentations have been dynamite.  Clay Loveless from Mashery just did a presentation titled “5 Things I Hate About Your API-TOS“.  He nailed it.  Here are his top five…

Interviews on StockTwits TV and BlogTalkRadio

I promise I’ll write something thoughtful tomorrow and not torture you with more video and audio.  Over the weekend, I did a fun interview with Howard Lindzon on StockTwits TV during his annual Lindzonpalooza event.  We covered a wide range of entrepreneurial topics and gave each other plenty of good natured shit.  Eek – I’m…

The Founders 2010 Episode 1: The Question is Why

We’re doing the TechStars Founders video series again this year. The Rackspace Cloud has sponsored the series so look for some new and exciting twists.  Episode 1 follows! "The Question is Why" The Founders | TechStars Boulder | Episode 1 from TechStars on Vimeo.