June Challenge, June 2nd – June 8th Log

My June challenge is 30 straight days of met-cons/cardio. Here are the workouts and results from the week of June 2nd through June 8th. June 2nd:  4 rounds for time of 21 calorie run, 18 wall ball, 15 KB swings, 12 burpees. Result: 16:21 June 3rd: 5 rounds for points (minute row for calories, minute 75lb […]

My May Challenge: Flipping a House

Maybe my most ambitious project to date, I’m taking some of my down time to flip a house.   Here are the before pictures.    The house is in an upcoming neighborhood in Austin, but needs a lot of work to get into flip or renting shape. Stay tuned for the after pics.  

What I’m Reading: Shoe Dog

I’m taking a break from my science fiction tear that I’ve been on this year to read Shoe Dog.  I’ve tried avoiding most business books, but do read the ones that end up making it through the clutter and have enough personal recommendations. Books like The Hard Thing About Hard Things make all other business […]

The 1/9/90 Rule is the New 80/20

When I worked at Bazaarvoice there was a yardstick we used to explain communities.   1/9/90 rule.   1% of people create, 9% participate, and 90% consume or lurk. The 1% of people who create tend to get the spoils of all creation.   Another 9% tend to participate but never create their own voices. […]

Tips on choosing a co-founder

   If you’ve never worked with that person before, take it for a test run.  No need to jump in until you can figure out if you have a good working relationship  Are you mentally on the same level?   Think this is an important one.   I think there needs to be a mutual […]