Baker’s Dozen: Most Insightful Stories of 2014

I have not done a considerable amount of writing in 2014 (21 blogs to be exact) for me to pleased about. Life does get in the way. It was a good and bad thing. The good is that I’m not using my laptop excessively. The bad is that I missed some opportunities to write about…

Startups Are Successful…Right Here At Home

It’s starting to feel like Groundhog’s Day around here.  First the Iowa Supreme Court overruling Mitchell County in their case against Matthew Zimmerman, and today another update on a blog post from last year.  Last year, I wrote that the “dumbest guy in the room” is really the smartest guy in the room.  Why?  Because…

Role Reversal

    “I’m the dumbest guy in the room.” – Ben Milne, CEO of Dwolla   Growing up, I was always the “smartest guy in the class”.  I knew more about current events, sports, and miscellaneous facts than all of the other kids in school.  One classmate asked if she could have my brain so…