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This post was adapted from a @radreadsco Instagram story. If the old adage "paying rent is like burning money" is true, then our family has (and will) continue to burn it for many years to come. Two years before I left Wall Street, I made the...

Lisa and I let out a collective sigh on Wednesday evening as we landed in LAX. After six weeks of packing up six years of Brooklyn-living, this next chapter had finally arrived. (Well, sort of - we're still living out of suitcases as we sort...

Are you willing to lose 100% of your investment? That's the starting point for any angel investment. As it should be. With no product, customers, and team - angel investing is a risky proposition. (If you're not convinced, even VC professionals have a 90% failure rate.)...

Summer SZN is here and I've slowed down the pace of the blog and newsletter. Despite an attempt to take last week "off," I got an email from my website host saying that my blogging software needed an upgrade. I went and did it. Then,...

I've loved hip hop since I was a kid and have always seen it as the canary in the coal mine to broader cultural change. And by definition, this change must extend into business. So it was a (somewhat terrifying) privilege to give present to a room...

I recently read about an insane time hack involving a microwave and a "ruthlessly" organized university chancellor. Instead of setting cook times of 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00 - this time hacker types in 1:11, 2:22 and 3:33, saving the their index finger one inch of travel...

I have something to admit. I am reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone for the first time. But my actual confession is that I'm struggling to read it. And while I can read blog posts and articles until I'm blue in the face, it's increasingly hard...