Monthly Archives: September 2014

Semi-Random Walks #16: Steve Outing

Steve Outing is a journalist, analyst, educator, and media futurist. Isn’t that cool? Oh and he’s also an avid mountain biker. Several years ago Steve and I worked on a startup together, so it was great to reconnect. Download the … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #15: Tripp Keber, founder and CEO of Dixie Elixirs

Tripp Keber is the founder and CEO of Dixie Elixirs, a manufacturer of edible cannabis products. This is a fascinating industry and it’s interesting to see how Dixie and other companies are applying tried-and-true brand development techniques to differentiate themselves from just … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #14: Morgan Drmaj

First things first: Drmaj is pronounced “dermay.” I first met Morgan almost two years ago when he was helping run a mens’ group I’m in that’s devoted to self improvement. He’s since moved on to other projects, but once you hear … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #13: Sunir Shah

Sunir Shah is a self-described “marketer, developer and startup guy.” He’s built a career helping small organizations do big things. Really big. Find him on Twitter @Sunir, and check out the Small Business Web, an organization he helped found and … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Update

This is not an episode, just a short update on what I’m up to these days. I also share a powerful networking tip. Total time is under 8 minutes.

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Semi-Random Walks #12: Anne Holland

Anne Holland has spent her career building a publishing empire. Currently she is the genius behind Marijuana Business Media and Marketing Optimization Media. She previously founded MarketingSherpa, which was acquired in 2007. This despite the fact that she’s dyslexic! That’s like Peter Dinklage … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #11: Wayne Elise

Wayne Elise is many things: a street performer, a story teller, and a teacher of how to be conversational. His company is Charisma Arts, and we were glad to get a chance to catch up with him. Follow Wayne on … Continue reading

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Why and How to Start an Interview Site

This post was originally published on John Corcoran’s Smart Business Revolution. I’ll let you in on a secret. Interviews are a great way to network. It’s a novel way to introduce yourself to someone prominent, yet flattering at the same time. This … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Walks #10: Jim Kukral

Jim Kukral is a serial entrepreneur who has figured out how to balance work and real life. He recently released Go Direct, an e-book about how you can publish directly to your audience without the need for a middleman (the e-book is … Continue reading

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