Shane Feldman is the former Founder and CEO of Count Me In, an organization built as an entrepreneurship incubator to promote and uplift aspiring business owners. Now, Shane is my new chief of staff here at Brandon Green Chapter 2 Ventures. This is an opportunity I’ve been thinking about creating for quite a long time. […]
The last two weeks have been intense. Several products at Chapter 2 Ventures are deep in development, Stoney Creek Farm is gearing up for another big push, real estate is as busy as ever, and additional opportunities are pouring in daily. Juggling it all is hard and can be stressful.
Shorter and more focused. I’ve been asking some of you for feedback on this newsletter, and that’s what I’ve been hearing: make it shorter and more focused. I agree! In that spirit, my team and I have narrowed this month’s edition into three sections: Current Business Data Insights, Entrepreneurs Making It Happen, and Playing […]
As long as I can remember I’ve felt an internal struggle between two different, competing forces. And there have been times in my life I felt like I was being torn apart as a great battle ensued. Who would win? My ambitious, insatiable pursuit of more? Or, the wiser, steadier Brandon, who calmly appreciates all that is?
It’s fairly well known that Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001 became famous for growing leaders. Some estimate more than 35 people under his leadership went on to become CEOs. More recently the “PayPal” effect as it’s known in Silicon Valley is used to describe companies that achieve great success and spin out a new generation of entrepreneurs.
February can be quite cold and dreary in DC. If I had to pick a month to skip, it would probably be this one (sorry February lovers)… Fortunately, it’s short, and I’ve learned to “hack” my way through by using the month to clear up inconsistencies in my meditation routine––which supports clear, peaceful, […]
Dr. Julie Lopez is a licensed clinical social worker and the author of Live Empowered!: Rewiring Your Brain’s Implicit Memory, a comprehensive primer on implicit memory—those stored memories we don’t actively recall, but that affect our thoughts and behaviors. I interviewed her about the different types of memories our brains and bodies process, and we […]
We’re off to Bogotá tomorrow. It’s a long story, though the short of it is we are moving my mother-in-law out of Venezuela into Colombia so she can finish her immigration process when the embassy reopens. It’s one of those make it work moments in life…
Good morning from Bogotá. Yesterday I was listening to New York Magazine’s Pivot podcast and Scott Galloway was talking about dispersion and how the pandemic has accelerated remote work and play. Our physical location seems less and less important as long as there is good WIFI. Case in point, I’m in Colombia. Where are you […]