#1 Focus on the customer, #2 hire (the right) builders

In this inspiring video, Andy Jassy, SVP Amazon AWS, makes some really good points that have served me well in my career.  He talks about the importance of making the right decision when bringing on new workers. The first tip … Read More

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Updates coming soon – busy working at one of the greatest companies in the US

It’s been awhile.  I have been heads down working at Cox Automotive (dealermatch is now Manheim dealer 2 dealer). It’s a company that truly lives by their values every day.  At Cox, it’s not just about winning, it’s about winning the … Read More

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Creating a good business all starts with good people. My team at Dealermatch.

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Marketplaces – When you get one going you have a customer for life, but, if you don’t make them play nice it’s churn city!

People often get excited about marketplaces because they are extremely profitable and “hot disruptors” if done right. UBER just raised $1,200,000,000 (that’s 1.2 billion) at nearly 16B post money.  It’s huge when it works. What are marketplaces? Some are for-profit … Read More

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Entrepreneurship, Mercenary vs Missionary, and a walk through memory lane

A few months ago I was at the first annual Amazon Developers conference and was lucky enough to listen to Jeff Bezos comments on entrepreneurship, customer focus and innovation. His talk highlighted an important point:  to build a great product … Read More

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What is the best cloud platform? From the founder and former CEO of Web.com (NASDAQ:WWWW) and the southeast portion of PEER1 (CAN:PIX.TO)

Why the cloud?  

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