Monthly Archives: December 2011

Closing 2011

This will be my last blog post for 2011. Like most of you, I’ll take a break over the next few weeks, so bear with me for a longer-than-usual post. What an amazing year this has been for me on all fronts, setting very high expectations for an even better 2012. When I write my weekly blog posts, I typically look back at the previous week and reflect on what to write. Ironically, this past week itself was a wonderful microcosm of the whole year itself. Continue reading

Fail Fast

Last week’s blog on entrepreneurship generated a healthy response. Specifically, I got asked about both key lessons for entrepreneurs as well as key attributes of successful entrepreneurs. I concede I am not an expert in this area, and a ton of literature already exists. When I decided to become an entrepreneur five years ago, I actively solicited advice from successful ones and continue to do so. Of all the nuggets of wisdom that was passed, one stood above all: Fail Fast. Continue reading