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Guest Post: How to Run Your Life in a “No Huddle, Hurry-Up Offense”

Guest Post: How to Run Your Life in a “No Huddle, Hurry-Up Offense”

| January 14, 2014 | 1 Reply

Today’s post is a guest post by Tim Owens. Tim helps guide, advise, and accelerate the growth of talented professionals and entrepreneurs. I read the post and asked Tim if I could re-post since I thought it was a perfect analogy to getting the most out of life. ————— I’d like to share with you […]

TakeLessons Named a 2013 Deloitte Tech Fast 500

TakeLessons Named a 2013 Deloitte Tech Fast 500

| January 10, 2014 | Reply

Post by Steven Cox.

Take Action

Take Action

| November 19, 2013 | Reply

When the fear of “things staying the same” exceeds the fear of “failure,” that’s when the magical stuff happens.                        

Adding Value to People

Adding Value to People

| November 9, 2013 | Reply

I was talking to a friend last night who was introducing me to a  friend of his. Here’s how he described him: “Mike is an incredible human being. I want to be around him because he tries to add value to every interaction and to every person he can. I always feel better when I […]

Tour of the Google Headquarters

Tour of the Google Headquarters

| October 14, 2013 | Reply

Post by Steven Cox.

How to Raise the Series A

How to Raise the Series A

| September 13, 2013 | Reply

Needing to raise a Series A round for your startup? Join me at the San Diego Venture Group panel next Thursday: http://www.sdvg.org/seriesa/ September 19, 2013  7:00-9:00 am  Hyatt La Jolla Much has been written about the “Series A crunch”.  Yet entrepreneurs continue to bring home the cash.  (Just follow the SDVG tweets for some examples!) Come […]

Favorite Recipes from the TakeLessons Crew

Favorite Recipes from the TakeLessons Crew

| September 9, 2013 | Reply

Once a week, I send a fun question to everyone in the company to help us get to know each other. It’s part of building a great culture. Last week, we asked, “Do you have any great recipes you want to share with your teammates?” An here are all the answers. Enjoy these great recipes […]

Meet LaunchPad LA at the San Diego DLA Piper Office

Meet LaunchPad LA at the San Diego DLA Piper Office

| September 8, 2013 | Reply

Launchpad LA is coming to SD.  Launchpad LA is ranked the #5 accelerator in the United States by Forbes, has the highest median funding rate of any accelerator in the world according to Seed-DB, and is described by PandoDaily as “the top accelerator in Southern California”. Graduates of the LaunchPad program have raised over $110M […]

Raising Your Game

Raising Your Game

| September 4, 2013 | 1 Reply

This month is an incredibly busy month for the team at TakeLessons. You can feel the added focus and pressure to get out a major software release on time. Here’s a note I sent to my peeps today. I thought it might encourage you to raise your game as well… Can you feel it? This […]

Forgiving

Forgiving

| August 15, 2013 | Reply

I had a wonderful conversation a couple weeks ago with a good friend who is about 1,000 times more enlighted than I am. We spoke about life, love, joy, fear, and forgiveness. As we started speaking of forgiveness, I realized that I had some work to do here. There was parts of me that were […]