Flashback

Getting Back on Track Post-Launch

In a lot of ways, it’s easier for me to approach life as a whole while I’m developing a large project like LockerPulse or the new Detailed Image last year or Tastefully Driven the year before. I tend to have a very narrow focus. I don’t think much past launch date. I want to work as hard as I can every day to push to get the site out to the world as soon as possible. I still work out and eat well and try… Continue reading

5/23/10

How Important is Experience?

Seeing as I’m becoming more experienced with this whole web business thing, I started to think about the role experience plays in success in business. Then I remembered writing a post about this several years back. It took some searching but I dug it up. This post from 10/4/2006 was mostly about sports, but I did tie it back to business: [I watched a video with] venture capitalist and author Guy Kawasaki where he discusses his opinion that the “best candidates for a successful start-up… Continue reading

4/18/10

The Sport of Business [Flashback]

From time to time I’m going to be re-posting some of my favorite posts from the old SportsLizard Entrepreneur Blog that preceded Adam-McFarland.net.  I was fresh out of academia and in the process of leaving corporate America.  This was the true start-up phase for myself, my sites, and later Pure Adapt.  This is one of a series of Flashback posts. This post is from August of 2006, about six months after I quit my full time job.  It’s unique in that I feel the exact… Continue reading

12/9/09

Quitting a Job is an Emotional Rollercoaster [Flashback]

From time to time I’m going to be re-posting some of my favorite posts from the old SportsLizard Entrepreneur Blog that preceded Adam-McFarland.net.  I was fresh out of academia and in the process of leaving corporate America.  This was the true start-up phase for myself, my sites, and later Pure Adapt. This post is a compilation of quotes and statements from January 2006 that I find particularly interesting looking back in retrospect.  I was in the process of quitting my job, moving from CT back… Continue reading

8/27/09

The Day I Decided to Quit My Job [Flashback]

From time to time I’m going to be re-posting some of my favorite posts from the old SportsLizard Entrepreneur Blog that preceded Adam-McFarland.net.  I was fresh out of academia and in the process of leaving corporate America.  This was the true start-up phase for myself, my sites, and later Pure Adapt.  Nothing I write now will quite capture the excitement, doubt, frustration, and passion that is such a part of entrepreneurship in the same way as those 296 posts do. This particular post was originally… Continue reading

7/9/09

Doubters & Motivation [Flashback]

From time to time I’m going to be re-posting some of my favorite posts from the old SportsLizard Entrepreneur Blog that preceded Adam-McFarland.net.  I was fresh out of academia and in the process of leaving corporate America.  This was the true start-up phase for myself, my sites, and later Pure Adapt.  Nothing I write now will quite capture the excitement, doubt, frustration, and passion that is such a part of entrepreneurship in the same way as those 296 posts do. This particular post was originally… Continue reading

6/12/09

Patience is a Virtue I Don’t Have! [Flashback]

From time to time I’m going to be re-posting some of my favorite posts from the old SportsLizard Entrepreneur Blog that preceded Adam-McFarland.net.  I was fresh out of academia and in the process of leaving corporate America.  This was the true start-up phase for myself, my sites, and later Pure Adapt.  Nothing I write now will quite capture the excitement, doubt, frustration, and passion that is such a part of entrepreneurship in the same way as those 296 posts do. This particular post was originally… Continue reading

6/2/09