Ideas Worth Backing: Front-of-Sink Cutting Board

Ideas worth backing: Front-of-Sink Cutting Board

This is the second post of our “Ideas Worth Backing”, monthly feature. Every month, we hunt down a great idea or clever invention that we think is worth attention and support. It’s just one way we want to celebrate innovation and thinking outside the box. Last month we brought to you the Smart Lid, the cure for every burned taste bud. What’ll it be this month? Keep reading to find out! Most Cutting Boards are Terrible. I [Continue reading...]

Ideas Worth Backing: The Smart Lid

Ideas worth backing: Front-of-Sink Cutting Board

Hey, readers! We’re incredibly excited to announce “Ideas Worth Backing”, a brand new monthly feature for our blog. Every month, we’ll be hunting down and helping to fund an awesome idea or clever invention on crowd funding sites that we think is worth your attention (and maybe a contribution, too!) We want to celebrate and encourage innovation, and we think this is just one small way to do that. Found a project you think we [Continue reading...]

Pay What You Want Pricing: The New Standard

Penny

I recently spent some time at a local car dealership looking to replace a very old, ailing, and nearly dead vehicle. Car shopping isn’t so bad – test driving cars is fun, and the smell of a new car is somehow always amazing, but there’s always the dreaded price negotiations! After thinking about my car shopping experience, I think there’s an interesting phenomenon developing – we’re all entering the age of “Pay What You Want” [Continue reading...]

Seeking Products with Purpose

Darn Tough

In this post, I want to talk about how I select products that I buy for myself, and show you a few of my personal favorite products – the things I use and love using every day. While this may seem fairly straightforward, it’s actually a personal topic for me – I co-founded a product development company, and have spent the past 7 years working on developing and manufacturing products. When I’m evaluating a product [Continue reading...]

President, CEO and Janitor

President, CEO and Janitor

The debate over “do titles matter?” is age-old, with no right or wrong answer. Some business owners say titles are a no-cost way for their company to offer employees value. Some say titles are worthless – it’s whether or not you execute that really counts. However there’s something that small business owners do that irks me. When your company has 1, 2, 5, etc people in it, what’s the point of designating yourself 1 or [Continue reading...]