Expa Labs – Some Lessons Learned

With the first group of Expa Labs companies moving on to the next phase in their development and the application period for the next Expa Labs group now open, I …

Hardware as a SaaS business (HaaS?)

With CES in full swing, I have been thinking more about hardware businesses that have a SaaS component for ongoing revenue and support. I have personally experienced this with a …

Turning coffee into Bitcoin

I few months ago I had to lower my coffee consumption and was struggling to find the best way to “force” myself to do so. Nothing major prompted the change, …

Putting out the biggest fires

I am usually a very regimented person, and crave process and structure. Some would even say too black and white, as I need to allow for some grey areas and …

Next after next

One of my favorite interview questions is “what is next for you after this role?” Or put another way “what is next after next?” I added it to my list …

Please Repeat Yourself (PRY)

The principle of DRY (Don’t repeat yourself) in software engineering is about brevity, efficiency, and reducing repetition.  However paradoxically, the management side of any business suffers from the opposite problem …