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Martin Luther King once famously said. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” What did he really mean by that? Most people would say that this was about never giving up and being relentless in the pursuit of a goal and...

I have been an entrepreneur for several years now, had a few successes and several failures along the way. After building and selling my last business I realized that there are several qualities that an entrepreneur needs to be successful. Some may have these qualities innately and some may have to develop them but...

According to Wikipedia “the internet economy or the digital economy is an economy heavily based on digital computing technology.”  To most of us the word digital economy might be relatively new but the internet through which it has become so prevalent is not. Since the early days of its inception in the mid 80’s the...

I have been hearing the phrase “creating value” for a few years now. When I first heard it, I didn’t quite understand it. What does it mean to create value? The work that we do, being a contributing member of society isn’t that all creating value in this world? How more could I add to the value I already bring? One of...

I use to think that I was a failure because I had tried so many different things in life and none of them stuck or rather I didn’t stick to any of them. In my thirty years I have been an engineer, a space science researcher, a carpet cleaner, a farmer, a safari guide, an insurance broker and of course an entrepreneur....

When I was growing up in the early 90’s entrepreneurism and business in general was not part of the conversation among young people. We all worked hard to get a good education and then went our ways to find the job that would help us realize our own individual American dream. The system had been designed to churn out...

It has long been known that stepping out of your comfort zone is where magic happens. Most of us have seen the motivational illustration of this theme somewhere on the internet. It seems trivial and common knowledge to most; then why is it that most people are terrified of stepping out of their comfort zone...