10KSB Alumni Clinic at George Washington University

I attended the 10KSB DC Alumni Clinic on June 28th at the George Washington University. I loved connecting with fellow DC/MD/VA small business owners, and we had incredibly productive roundtable discussions on our current challenges. Thank you Babson & Goldman Sachs for organizing! Of course, my favorite part was seeing Denise & Rana from National Cohort 8 again. Continue reading 10KSB Alumni Clinic at George Washington University

David’s Reading Recommendations for New Entrepreneurs

I just sent a reading list to a couple new entrepreneurs, and I figured I should post it here as well. Here are the books that I found helpful in a few years after reading them. E-myth Revisited This book explores the conflicting roles inside an entrepreneur’s mind. Joy at Work This book goes in-depth on how accountability is the key factor to having fun at work (for everyone). I think it also went into small celebrations. One Minute Manager This is a practical solution not only for tasking and managing teams but also for yourself. Zero to One The … Continue reading David’s Reading Recommendations for New Entrepreneurs

Panel of Peers (Entrepreneurs) at Yale SOM

I had the privilege to be on the entrepreneurship panel at the Yale School of Management with three classmates who are much more accomplished than I am. I shared a perspective of a business with a mission to become the best provider of custom enterprise solutions while providing all employees with a balanced lifestyle. We discussed our visions of life and the company, our most difficult challenges, the entrepreneurial mind, lessons on organizational designs and cultures, and considerations for future entrepreneurs. Continue reading Panel of Peers (Entrepreneurs) at Yale SOM

2018 Audi Q5 Review

I drove the new Q5 as a loaner vehicle for the Q7. It was the newest generation and felt much more techie than my car. I haven’t tried the touchpad looking device, so I’m not sure about all the features. Honestly, the coolest part for me was getting out of the car. The door shines a crispy logo every time you open the door! I’m not sure if this will ever get annoying, but it was a fun experience for the first-time rider. Continue reading 2018 Audi Q5 Review