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Posts about independent entrepreneurship, technology, ecommerce, lifestyle design, and the outdoors.

A remarkable life

A remarkable life

I’ve been reading Cal Newport’s Deep Work and was inspired to read some of his old blog posts. In one...

Acqistion and engagements

Acqistion and engagements

It’s been two and a half weeks since I won an auction to buy a business. Since then I’ve discussed...

Happy Birthday USA

Happy Birthday USA

It’s July 4th, and I’m lucky to be home on Nantucket, where I’ve spent all but a handful of Independence...

Consistency 

Consistency 

I’ve always valued variety, but also desire to be consistent with my actions, values and thoughts. As much as I...

Civic Token Sale

Civic Token Sale

The Civic token sale was this morning, 6am California time. ICOs have been getting a lot of attention lately and...

Focusing EcomLoop

Focusing EcomLoop

Last week, I wrote a post about marketplaces and how ecommerce is changing on the EcomLoop blog. Towards the end...

Buying a Business

Buying a Business

Since last summer, I’ve been looking for a business to buy. In that time, I’ve looked at dozens of prospectuses,...

Ecommerce is Changing, Crypto is

Ecommerce is Changing, Crypto is

When I introduced EcomLoop last week, I discussed the changing nature of ecommerce, as well as wanting to use the...

Crytpo Coaster

Crytpo Coaster

Cryptocurrencies have been on a roller coaster ride lately. I bought my first Bitcoin late last year, and have since...

Shopify App Ideas & Teaching Effectively

Shopify App Ideas & Teaching Effectively

As I mentioned yesterday, I recently started EcomLoop to help build better ecommerce businesses. There’s no clearly defined path yet, though...