Monthly Archives: July 2014

Semi-Random Walks #5: Joel Comm, serial entrepreneur and writer

Today on SRW we talk with Joel Comm, a writer, speaker and serial entrepreneur who launched his first web site all the way back in 1995 (coincidentally, the same year I joined Match.com. Oy.). Joel has had a lot of successes … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #4: Andrew Hyde, a true global citizen

On this episode we talk with Andrew Hyde, man about town and the world. Growing up in rural Oregon, Andrew never dreamed he’d be where he is now. He’s done a lot in the last ten years or so. Below are links … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #3: StickerGiant founder John Fischer

Today in Semi-Random Walks we talk with John Fischer, founder and CEO of StickerGiant. Among many talents, John has a knack for PR. You don’t want to miss his explanation of this incident that got him arrested by the Secret Service. When I … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #2: Actor/Entrepreneur David H. Lawrence XVII

I was really psyched to interview the actor and radio personality David H. Lawrence XVII. That’s right: the 17th! Listen to the podcast to find out that came to pass. (Make sure you browse his Wikipedia page too.) And check out … Continue reading

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The Pains of Scaling Beyond the Core

I was reading today’s First Round Capital post about The Case for Why Marketing Should Have Its Own Engineers. It’s a great post that talks about how there is often a tension between the needs of marketing and engineering. Given … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #1: Hedge Fund Manager Brad Hart

Welcome to the first episode of Semi Random Walks. In this one you get to hear me wrestle with GarageBand, explain what this podcast is about, and most importantly meet hedge fund manager Brad Hart. He looks kind of fierce in … Continue reading

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My Socio-Religious Beliefs

Originally published on Facebook, but reprinted here for archival purposes I have been an atheist all my life and don’t expect that to change, but I’ve recently had two personal revelations that I’d like to share: If a friend of … Continue reading

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