Great companies are built on camera
I do this for a living—mostly through building entrepreneurship programs and running my own cohort based course.
Stuff I’ve built:
Minimum Viable Video: The project that I’m most passionate about these days is a cohort-based course that teaches entrepreneurs how to make videos to get customers and create opportunities.
Actionworks: Consultancy building entrepreneurship programs for Apple, the U.S. Department of State, the University of Texas, and dozens more.
Previously: 3 Day Startup: 10-year CEO journey scaling an education company to 50 countries.
- My partner and I (and her ridiculous cats) split our time between Austin, TX and Savannah, GA.
- Interests: Formula 1, Mexican food, Alvvays, coffee, Nolan films, cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman’s theory of reality.
- I’ve had a hell of a lot easier time building companies than figuring out vulnerability; that came with Personal Boards of Directors.
- I have a mysterious health condition. Sharing this because I’m out of ideas. Maybe you have some.
DM me on Twitter or email me at my name at actionworks dot co (not dot com).
I once landed a consulting gig where an organization asked me to help them put on a virtual conference. I pitched them a grandiose vision: state-of-the-art participant experience, elegant marketing strategies, high-energy facilitation. The price I charged corresponded with the vision; it wasn’t cheap.
TL;DR: If you want to bring an idea into the world, you should do this program…with a few caveats. Thanks to Buildspace, I found myself in the running for $100,000 last week. I was one of 16 people—whittled down from 7,500—who had a shot. I didn’t win it. But it doesn’t matter. My ROI from […]