Epic Community Building

Ideas at the intersection of entrepreneurship and community.

How to hire the best people for your company.

Hiring is one of the most exciting, but also most difficult, parts of growing a company. The investment goes far beyond just adding another salary. The cost of employee benefits, additional taxes, a larger office space, equipment, etc, means that picking the right person for the job is mission critical. At YEC, I got lucky with our first 10 employees.

How to clean up your network in 2015.

In a recent article on Social Media Today written by Carlos Gil I shared my prediction for social media in 2015... As our digital spaces become more cluttered by self-promotion, unsolicited advertising and spam, consumers will seek out invitation-only communities that promise quality connections and meaningful relationships. One of the reasons why I believe that my business is booming right

Blogging is easy if you think like a startup.

Perfectionism has always been one of my biggest weaknesses in life. One of the most common fights my wife and I have is over the half-finished projects around my house. It's not laziness that stops me from finishing things. I just get stuck on a detail that doesn't quite fit my vision so I take a break for an undefined