My Journal

Category : Leadership

Speaking @ Checkr Forward!

At Veryable, we use an amazing third party background check provider called Checkr, who enables us to white label our onboarding/background check experience. We have been working with them since the early days, and they have been an outstanding partner for us. I'm honored to h...

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Code Story has launched!

Being a CTO, I have many conversations with peers on the roads travelled to get to an MVP. I often ask questions like - How did you decide to go that way? Why did you pick that technology? Where did you recruit your team, and how did you keep them engaged? What mistakes did you m...

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Modern CTO Podcast

Recently, I had the honor to speak with Joel Beasley on the ModernCTO podcast. It was a blast, we talked about some important things to think through as CTO's - teams, team chemistry, product management, mentorship... and of course, Elon Musk. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podca...

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Baseline is live!

Baseline is live! Have you been dreaming big dreams? Ready to step out and take a risk? Baseline is for you. Head over to the site, check it out and sign up today (oh... and buy some cool swag too!) https://www.baselinecourse.com/...

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10X Factory – #1 Slack Channel

I've been very fortunate to be apart of the 10X Factory for several months now. It is a great networking tool for entrepreneurs, to participate in a community, ask questions, get help, mentor, provide feedback and enjoy others with entrepreneurial aspirations. For anyone looking ...

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One Life –

Very honored to be interviewed by our best friends, Chris and Jenni Graebe at One Life (https://onelife.works). Some beautiful, wonderful and inspiring things happening over there. Below is the blurb, and direct link to the podcast on their website. https://onelife.works/13-b...

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DevMountain – Local Advisory Board

I'm excited to be appointed to the DevMountain Dallas Local Advisor Committee. This crew of advisors is comprised of local professionals in positions of technical, HR and entrepreneurial leadership. Together, we work with campus leadership to evaluate curriculum, instructiona...

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Developer Tea – Squares Interview

Honored to have been interviewed by Jonathan Cutrell of Developer Tea, a podcast for developers designed to fit inside your tea break. This interview was done during a break at the Squares Conference, and in it, Jonathan and I talk through the value of learning different program...

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Throwback: Dads in Dev, Episode 7

A quick throwback to a fun convo with, with my friends David Hemphill and Andrew Del Prete. Check out the link below to hear the podcast, with topics including new technologies, computer science degrees or lack thereof, iOS development, vasectomies, and exercise. Episode 7: D...

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