The Death of Relationships?

This is a strange post to write. It makes me feel old, like that crusty-old attorney who swears he’ll have his secretary print out every email until the end of time. Except now I’m that guy whining. But I digress… Since starting my business close to a decade ago I’ve done dozens of enterprise deals … Continue reading The Death of Relationships?

Web Summit Recap

Spent the last week talking startups, entrepreneurship, tech and Guinness in Dublin this past week. The 4th annual Web Summit attracted some 22,000 people, and while it was overall a great event, the sheer size and lack of planning experience led to a few major kinks with the event. Ditto with the weekend after-party, aka … Continue reading Web Summit Recap

Postcode Blues

Get ready for change in postal delivery in mid-2015 in Ireland!! How can a country live without a postal code system, you ask? The US didn’t have a nationwide program until the early 1960s and change is a hard thing to achieve in government. Ireland is the last of the OECD countries to get a … Continue reading Postcode Blues

Time for a Diet

When we think of dieting, it’s usually to combat some short term phenomenon (eg, I want to lose weight). Diets are by definition temporary. Longer term approaches that seek to modify behaviors can be more enduring and pay handsome dividends (increased confidence, lifespan, health, etc…) but they take real commitment. As I think about diets and commitment, … Continue reading Time for a Diet