Growth in chaos.

Nothing is guaranteed in business. Companies are hard to start and hard to run. Most go out of business before the 10 year mark. With a million potential paths forward, you have to make decisions every day with incomplete information. If you choose well, you’ll find a path with enough customers to keep you in…More

How to get 1,000+ new customers without spending a dime.

I recently interviewed Chase Bowers on the first episode of the First Customers podcast. Chase is the Founder of Dropified, the 2019 Inc 5000’s fastest growing company in Alabama and #55 in the USA. Dropified is a platform for managing and automating a drop shipping business. It has a 3-Year growth rate of 4,971% with 5.1 Million…More

The Never Ending Project: How to Prevent Scope Creep

Have you ever worked on a project that would… not… end!? Me, too. Poorly organized fixed-rate projects quickly turn into hourly-rate eating monsters that even Falkor couldn’t save you from. What is Scope Creep? Scope Creep is any work requested by the client that isn’t included within your original agreement. It can happen at any…More

Book Review: The Four Hour Work Week

Summary Overall, my mental and emotional experience reading the The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris felt something like this: I’m having a chat in a coffee shop with Tim, the author. He suddenly flips over the table, screams “Eighty Twentyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!”, punches me in the face, injects an adrenaline shot into my neck, and throws me into a Ferrari…More

Fitts Architects Website Design Process

Fitts Architects in Tuscaloosa, Alabama hired me to redesign and rebuild their website. Here is the story behind the project and the process we went through to polish their brand on the internet. Respect at first sight In college I lived within 100 yards of the Fitts Architects office. Every time I drove by I…More