6 mins

How to Start an LLC Lean

My friend Roy came by the office today asking me how to start a company. He already has good income coming in from his production business, and is ready to officially become a legitimate corporate entity. I was going to write him an email, but since this might be useful information to other up and coming businessfolk, here you ...

1 min

they gave me an award last night

Last night, I was surprised to receive the Tampa Bay Business Journal‘s Up and Comer Hall of Fame award for the Under 40 category (which I’d rather refer to as the “30-39 category”). It’s been rewarding to get to know Tampa this past year or so, even though we’ve been here 9 years. A year ...

7 mins

11 Reasons I Love Living and Working in Tampa

Robyn and I moved to Tampa from Seattle in 2005 to help out my family, who’d moved here in 2003. Our plan was always to move home after a few years, and until the last few years that’s what we were gearing up for. Now, we’re loving Tampa, and all in as a part of this ...

5 mins

8 Things I Learned Working from Home

I started working from home full time in 2008. I was 26, and ModMyi.com (then only a year old) had started making enough for me to quit my “normal person job.” While my wife Robyn worked at the local pie shop (really) to help cover the bills, we were living in a 1000 square foot apartment in ...

1 min

Northland College (NZ) principal John Tapene has offered the following words from a judge who regularly deals with youth. “Always we hear the cry from teenagers ‘What can we do, where can we go?’ “My answer is this: Go home, mow the lawn, wash the windows, learn to cook, build a raft, get a job, ...