Well, the last twelve months have been a whirlwind, both full of exciting adventures, heartbreak, high highs and low lows.
As blessed as I feel to have experienced each and every one of those emotions, and for what they have taught me, boy howdy am I happy to be on the other side!
Between May of last year and January of this, I was COO at Roam.co an international co-living company that has communities in Miami, Bali, London and now Tokyo. I met amazing people, was lucky enough to travel for work (my fav kind!), and in Japan, the seeds of my next startup took root.
For the last few months I’ve been working with the lovely folks at Calm.comas interim COO, I wrap that role as they bring on an amazing VP of Operations and I myself move to New York City (a dream of mine for over 5 years!).
After my breakup (almost exactly a year ago), I paired all my belongings down to two suitcases to free myself to travel for Roam. I’ve never owned a lot of stuff, but this time I even left my precious book collection behind (sob).
One of my mentors told me a while back I needed to get on Snapchat. My first response was “I’m not 14 and don’t need to send naked pics…,” paired with a roll of the eyes and that holier-than-thou voice we all affect when rebuffing the latest trend. But as Snapchat has continued to blow up I finally decided to join, more from FOMO than anything else. Over the holiday break I started toying with the app and after some failed attempts at mastering the UI—I was hooked.
For those of you interested in online entrepreneurship and bootstrapping this interview will rock your socks. First off Adii is quite open about where his company
The podcast is back! The podcast is back! I’m so happy that after going through the rigors of an incubator program and traveling for the entire month of March the Escaping the 9 to 5 podcast is back and better than ever.
This is my last podcast *gasp* (for a while at least) as I work hard on Virtual Zeta and make the move to SF.
Me in my Spirithood!
Ever wanted to start a company based on a passion and had people tell you that you’re crazy? If so… you’ll LOVE this interview. The product is called
As I prepare to leave tomorrow for beautiful Silicon Valley and for my first session at the Founder Institute I’ve been in a hurry to get my social outsourcing site Zirtual up and looking good.
I was listening to an interview Jason Calacanis did a while back and he kept talking about living your brand. It was an interesting idea so I started to explore it, and by golly I liked what I found.
I met MJ in Las Vegas with a few other entrepreneurial folks and was instantly amazed by his story. MJ went from literally nothing, less than nothing really and built a business around limo booking online that he later sold for millions and retired because of.
This interview talks about MJ’s methodology and his new book