427 Mondays In A Row

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I was talking to a friend yesterday and he said, “Just another Monday.” But yesterday was Tuesday. I asked him what he meant. He said, “Every day feels like a Monday – I just get up and do it again.”It has been 427 days since I mark the start, for me, of the Covid crisis (March 11th...

My partner Seth Levine and his co-author Elizabeth MacBride recently wrote an important book called The New Builders: Face to Face with the True Future of Business. It is out and available.Foundry Group is hosting an open virtual event to discuss the book. Seth and Elizabeth will be...

Growing Up Boulder

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Boulder has been our home for 25 years and we love it. Amy and I support numerous local non-profit initiatives through our Anchor Point Foundation. The following video captured my attention this morning and resulted in a bathroom-sized donation to Growing Up Boulder.Bella and Mads – well...

I received a lot of positive feedback on my post highlighting the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run so …It’s time for the 10th Annual Happy Smackah 5k Fun Run and Walk.  This would have been the 11th Annual, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we canceled the May 2020 event. But, it’s...

불과 수년 전까지만 해도 뇌에 대한 오해가 팽배하고 있었다. 남자들은 우뇌가, 여자들은 좌뇌가 발달했다는 주장이 대표적인 경우다. 그러나 이 주장은 2015년 미국립과학원회보(PNAS)에 연구 결과로 웃음거리가 됐다. 남녀...

Password Insanity

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My mom is extraordinarily patient.Several weeks ago, I bought her a brand new Mac as a mother’s day present. She was using a 2010 Mac, and it was time for her to use one that didn’t have an endless spinning pinwheel of Mac slowness on it.I had it sent to me, although there’s a whole...

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Book: The New Builders

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My long-time business partner Seth Levine has written a book with Elizabeth MacBride titled The New Builders: Face to Face with the TRUE Future of Business. It’s extraordinary – buy a copy now!For many years, Seth has been frustrated about the entrepreneurial narrative around the White...

Boundless Immigration, a company we’ve been investors in since they spun out of Pioneer Square Labs venture studio, raised a $25 million financing last week.If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’ve been involved in and advocating for legal immigration since 2010, when,...

It’s time for the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run produced by Rise Against Suicide (formerly Second Wind Fund of Boulder County). It’ll be from 8:00 am to Midnight MT on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Amy and I are helping underwrite it as we did last year and I just signed up to run it.Rise...

It’s time for the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run produced by Rise Against Suicide (formerly Second Wind Fund of Boulder County). It’ll be from 8:00 am to Midnight MT on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Amy and I are helping underwrite it as we did last year and I just signed up to run it.Rise...

Sign up. Buy now. Learn more.None of these common call-to-action triggers will probably get you the desired result, because your target audience is more knowledgeable than ever before.If you want to learn how to write the perfect call-to-action that’ll captivate your target audience,...

Dear Discord: Please go public and stay independent instead of being acquired. Love, Brad.I’ve become a huge Discord fan and user of the past year. I’ve got many daily reference points from products that I use for real-time communication channels: Slack, Telegram, Signal, iMessage, Zoom,...

On my run to Boulder on Saturday, I listened to The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. My run was about four hours long, which was roughly the time it took to listen to this spectacular book. The quick summary from Wikipedia follows:Kaku...

On my run to Boulder on Saturday, I listened to The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. My run was about four hours long, which was roughly the time it took to listen to this spectacular book. The quick summary from Wikipedia follows:Kaku...

On my run to Boulder on Saturday, I listened to The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. My run was about four hours long, which was roughly the time it took to listen to this spectacular book. The quick summary from Wikipedia follows:Kaku...

Book: Wintering

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I listened to Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times on Audible over the past week. It was spectacular.Danielle Morrill recommended it to me. We had an intense up and down journey together with Mattermark, which was doing great until we made a fundamentally bad decision...

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. It was yet another busy week, but that just means we...

Amy and I watched Bridge of Spies over the weekend. We enjoyed it, but particularly loved one interaction between the lawyer (James Donovan) and the accused Russian spy (Rudolf Abel).Donovan: You don’t seem alarmed? Abel: Would it help?At multiple climactic moments, the line “Would...

Amy and I watched Bridge of Spies over the weekend. We enjoyed it, but particularly loved one interaction between the lawyer (James Donovan) and the accused Russian spy (Rudolf Abel).Donovan: You don’t seem alarmed? Abel: Would it help?At multiple climactic moments, the line “Would...

Using the Korean writing alphabet, Hangeul, in fashion design is a new thing, but over the years, there is an increase in its presence among global fashion brands!Chanel and Korean AlphabetThe credit for introducing Korean letters and the alphabet in the fashion industry goes to Chanel....

My partner Chris Moody recently sent around a note on a concept he refers to as Leader Leverage. I encourage every CEO to read and consider it. His rant follows.Many of you are probably tired of hearing me rant about some form of what I often refer to as “leader leverage”. If you’ve...