Archive for March, 2009

Video from SXSW, “How to Create a Great Company Culture”

sxsw2009iaHere is the video from the 2009 SXSW Interactive roundtable discussion that I co-hosted with Sam Decker titled “Creating a Winning Company Culture.” You can read more about it in my recent post titled, Hipsters, Tweeters and Talking Heads.

Hipsters, Tweeters and Talking Heads

South by Southwest Takes Over This week the area surrounding our Austin headquarters has been invaded by a crowd of badge-wearing hipsters, musicians, tech-heads and other assorted media types thanks to the South by Southwest festival. SXSW is one of the largest conferences for music, technology and film, and it takes over Austin for two [...]

Innovation in Short Supply

This article by Pascal Levensohn struck so many cords with me that I was compelled to share. As a pro-business, entrepreneurial business owner, I too am disturbed about the emerging trends in our macro economy.

I pride myself on being politically “agnostic”—I’m not in the corner of any political party. In a recent political conversation with my co-founder Henrik Johansson, I said that I could care less if our leaders are Democrats or Republicans, as long as they want to get back to the fundamentals that made our country great. Greatness comes off of the backs of hardworking Americans that are innovative, entrepreneurial and take risks. These are the people that will put people to work.

Tears of Joy

“I can’t believe what I’m seeing… I’m going to cry.” -Distributor owner after being shown the Boundless support and technology platform Today was a first for me and for Boundless: actual tears of joy! Today at our Austin, Texas headquarters we hosted a very professional sole proprietor distributor from Minnesota. This is a standard part [...]