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Dots, Lines....Marriage

To understand this post you are going to have to first go and read Max's post as well as Mark's initial post. Go ahead....I'll wait. The response …

Marry

Finally! A Slovak Story

Most people at this point know that I am originally from Slovakia. Although I grew up in the US, I was born in Bratislava. Although "home" never …

Finally

Less is Almost Always More

I've struggled forever to keep my mouth shut. If there is one thing I have tried to work on over the years it's saying less than more. I've been …

Leica Q

I recently picked up a camera as some of you may have seen from my social network posts. I have some thoughts about this which I wanted to share. I …

Why You Really Need to Reconsider Corporates

It’s been some time that I’ve again been with a corporate. Those who know me told me often that they bet I’d be here for two or three years and then …

Them Evil Corporates

There is forever a problem to be found, regardless where you may look. Inevitably, corporates are really good at this. There are a ton of people …

Corporate Innovation's Dirty Little Secret

There’s a dirty little secret amongst those who know how to run corporate incubators/accelerators/labs and it’s one hardly anyone would openly …

Wistful Thinking in VC

I read a blog post the other day from a well respected VC. This is someone whom I know and whose blogging I have been following religiously for years …

Cameraphones Gone Wild

I changed gyms about a year ago due to logistics. Nevertheless, one very odd thing occurred to me at the new place which dumbfounded me for quite …

The Downfall of Reputation

A couple of years back I was enamoured with the idea of reputation and the reputation economy. I even came close to joining a startup focused on …

Blindly Trusting Market Data

This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone but it bears reminding. Never blindly trust market data regardless of whom it comes from. I remember all …

Why Everyone is Wrong About Wearables

There have been multiple angles when it comes to reporting on wearables. They were all "dying" after a report came out last year. Now again, people …

"Skate to Where the Puck is Going to Be"

As a former hockey player, I love using this Wayne Gretzky quote from my title.....too often at times. Yet, It reminds me over and over of how to …

Fools and Mercenaries

Someone made a comment this morning about offering large amounts of equity at the early stages of a start-up's life to find employees. It went along …

Courting Mike Butcher

I wrote a tongue-in-cheek tweet this morning after seeing someone post slides Mike Butcher was presenting at an event.<p><b>pjozefak</b><br>Want to get on …

The Bastardisation of the Entrepreneur-in-Residence

I've seen this happening over the years but it seems to have come to a fever pitch in the past year or so. Ever more people I run across or who apply …

A Bit of Berlin in Slovakia

This is one hell of a biased post so let me get that out of the way right off the bat. Being that I am from Slovakia and was just there for the …

A Billion Seconds verses A Million Seconds

This is more of a fun post but there's a point to it. I was listening to a podcast this morning where Tony Robbins was being interviewed...he's out …

Email Is Lazy Communication

Don't believe in email. No, don't use it at all! It's the easiest Form of communication but also the easiest way to go unnoticed. If at all, you'll …

Badmouthing and Bashing

It's been an interesting year so far. I think we all concur that there is a lot of hype at the moment in our startup world. I presume there is more …

Want A Job? Tell Everyone!

I'm surprised when people tell me they don't know how to go about getting a new job or feel stuck. It's not necessarily easy to find a new job but …

The Suffer

There's a reality in life when you try to succeed....regardless of what you are striving for. I'll call it "The Suffer" and I won't label it as good …

On Motivation

I read this article this morning and found it somewhat compelling in terms of why Gen Y is unhappy. I guess a lot of it simply makes sense and not …

The Joy of Exits: apprupt Sold

I was happy to recently see that apprupt had sold. This was one of my early investments at Neuhaus Partners and in hindsight probably one of the more …