Free - The Future of a Radical Price

Over the last few months, many of my business meetings have addressed a common question: should an Internet business offer a free version of their service? Through one of these conversation, I was recommended the the book "Free: The Future of a Radical Price" by Chris Anderson. 

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Evangelizing for the Lean Startup

I recently listened to a great podcast on "Lean Startups." I shared this podcast with my business partners, programmers and project managers because it validated my "evangelizing" for faster leaner technology projects. The podcast featuring "Lean Startups" speaks directly to how I, myself, manage technology projects from a small database driven Intranet to building a fully […]

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Could Apple Make A Come Back?

Recently, I have noticed 12% of my blog readers use an Apple over the last quarter which is up from 3% for the same period last year. I knew Apple's market share was increasing but that is a noticeable jump in popularity. Many ask me for my commentary regarding Apple's surge in sales and I […]

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The Sling Shot Man

My friend, John David Sells, forward me this video called The Sling Shot Man and I had to take one of my post to share it with you. Down a dirt road near Asheboro, North Carolina lives a 65-year-old man named Rufus Hussey. Rufus is a crack shot with a slingshot.

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A Day in the Life of an Eller MBA

I am often asked by Eller MBA applicants, arriving first year Eller MBA's, friends and family what a day is like at The University of Arizona Eller MBA.

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How is The University of Arizona different?

During my summer blog series, I have written posts that I hope to benefit the incoming MBA students here at Eller MBA. When my family and I first moved to Tucson and I started Eller MBA, many of our colleagues, friends and family throughout the US often confused The University of Arizona with either Arizona State University or University […]

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Why The University of Arizona Eller MBA?

This post marks the one year anniversary of this blog and I greatly appreciate all the readers who have come here to learn about my experiences over the last 12 months. I officially started this blog in June 2008 when my wife and I made the decision to relocate from Tennessee to Arizona for me to […]

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What's in a 1st Year's MBA Backpack?

I have come to the end of my first year as an MBA student at The University of Arizona and it has been a fun, exciting and at the same time challenging adventure. As a 2nd year MBA, I've had the pleasure to welcome some of the great MBA students who will be next year's […]

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Calculating the Value of Solar Power

This spring semester, I had the honor to serve as team leader for an Eller MBA Field Project. Eller MBA utilizes field projects to provide first-year MBA students and graduate students from other disciplines consulting experience that utilizes and builds upon the skills and knowledge acquired from the core MBA courses. My Eller MBA Project […]

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Schumpeter on Creative Destruction

Last week, I officially became a member of the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at The University of Arizona. Attending one of the top Entrepreneurship programs in the world has been one of my top goals in life. In 14 months, I will have completed that goal. I am excited to be studying Entrepreneurship with some […]

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