Project Slayer

When you work for yourself, it’s difficult to stay organized and motivated. Project Slayer helps me do both. Here’s how it works. The idea was inspired by the show “Silicon Valley” and is based on a project management tool called “Scrum.” Scrum is widely used for group programming projects in the real world and I’ve … Continue reading Project Slayer

GMBA 29 – Fighting For his Life – Kurt Podany talks World Championships, a Gunshot Wound and Stage 4 Cancer

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So you think you can fight?

If you’ve never played guitar, do you think it would be wise to challenge a guitar player to a guitar dual? If you’ve never written a line of code, do you think you could code better than a coder who works for Google?  What about a coder who works for a local business?  What about … Continue reading So you think you can fight?

GMBA 28 – Check out the Big Brain on Smitty – Tattoo Entrepreneurship, Setting a World Record, and Improving His Industry

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Experiments with Alcohol

The Challenge Every year, starting the day after my birthday, I like to set a challenge for myself. This year I took a two month fast from alcohol. I’m not a heavy drinker, but I am a regular drinker. It’s hard not to be when you play in a country band. Busch Light is often … Continue reading Experiments with Alcohol

GMBA 27 – Self-Defense for the Mind -Five Mental Principles of Jiu Jitsu that can Benefit Anyone

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100 Hour Challenge

Technically, today is April Fool's Day, but it feels as if the entire world has been punk’d over the last month, so I’m not here to play a prank. I’m here to issue a challenge. I remember not too long ago when the biggest complaints I heard were “I wish I had more time,” or … Continue reading 100 Hour Challenge

GMBA 25 – The Crucible – Justin Trowbridge on Entrepreneurship, Start-Ups, and Refining Ideas through Fire

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GMBA 23 – Clinging to the Dream – Jeff Hoggan on Beating the Odds, Playing in the NHL, and Leading Professional Athletes

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GMBA 21 – From the UFC to Politics – How Paddy Holohan Plans to Become the President of Ireland

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