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This Project Management Training Can Help You Break into Tech

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm

The tech industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that continues to see exponential growth year after year. Along with this growth, inevitably comes a demand for solid project managers that can lead internal projects from start to finish, while staying on budget and on…


How to Implement Diversity Training That Actually Works

By | Jul 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Inclusion is integral to the success of a startup. A diverse team is not only an incredibly valuable asset, but also establishes a company culture consistent with changing trends in the business world. And with a solid team and a progressive culture, a startup…

Gear & Gadgets

PureCarbon Launches Wearable Fitness Tech For Strength Training

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

For a lot of fitness-savvy techies out there, exercise tech has helped enrich their workout routine and provided them with a way to really see the positive impact their making on their body. But this type of tech has only been able to tackle cardio workouts like…

HR and Recruiting

7 Ways to Boost Motivation In Your Team

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s not just their leadership skills that will soar. Your business will too. As a business owner, it’s not just the job make budgeting decisions, sign the paychecks, and promote production and sales. It is also part of the job to motivate your team to…


4 Tips for Planning Ahead as You Scale Up Your Business

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 9:15 am

Nothing stunts the growth of a young business quite like a lack of planning. When my company was in its early days, I often found myself unable to scale as quickly as I wanted to (despite talented employees and some great ideas) because I…

Virtual Reality

How Virtual Reality Can Help During Natural Disasters [Infographic]

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Disasters are inevitable. From tornadoes to hurricanes to earthquakes, mother nature has proven that no amount of technology can get in the way of these catastrophic occurrences. However, with the right training, first responders and rapid response teams can minimize causalities and save lives….


San Francisco

Everwise Raises $16M, Launches Employee Skill Development Platform

By | Oct 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Today, San Francisco-based Everwise has announced the successful close of a $16 million Series B round. Their latest round is led by Sequoia Capital, with support from prior investors Canvas Ventures and Webb Investment Network. The company is said to use their latest injection…

Product Launch

Coding Dojo Helps Companies Train Existing Employees

By | May 10, 2016 at 9:45 am

Even if you aren’t a programmer, it’s likely that your job involves communicating with them. Having at least a base knowledge of coding is becoming a desired skill in a variety of non-technical fields. There is also the need for employers to be able…


5 Ways Technology Is Helping Us Handle Bad Habits

By | Feb 24, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Technology has conquered various aspects of our lives; yes, we are talking about smartphones – but many people have created accompanying gadgets and software that is here to help us break our awful habits. There are several main ways that technology has allowed us…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Use Coding Tests in Developer Recruitment

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Technical assessment is crucial in recruiting programmer candidates. You want to assess programming skills quickly and accurate, but in a friendly way – not to put off valuable candidates. That’s where coding tests can help. But remember that if you want assessment tests to…

Startups & Apps

4 iPhone Apps to Help You with Your Golf Training

By | Dec 6, 2015 at 10:23 am

Human nature strives at being the best, but sometimes we need a little help to get us to where we want to be. With today’s modern day society, people often look to the Internet in search of ways to better improve themselves, such as…


How the Best Professional Athletes Are Using Tech

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

For professional athletes or anyone who’s trying to reach the next level, it’s crucial that they have the tools to run faster down the field, jump higher than their opponent, or cross the finish line first. Trainers keep athletes on track, but they can…

Tips & How To’s

Why Your Startup Needs a Business Analyst

By | Mar 9, 2015 at 9:30 pm

Building a startup company takes more than just a great idea. Success requires employees who care about the company and want to see it flourish just as much as you do. Most businesses, regardless of their stage of operation, benefit from the expertise and…


Should You Hire Experienced Candidates or Train Inexperienced Ones?

By | May 27, 2014 at 9:39 am

This post includes extra content from Startup Mixology, my book on starting up – including how to prepare yourself for the harsh reality and celebrate positive moments along the way. Go here to subscribe to extra content and updates – and please reach out if you’re interested in…


Las Vegas

Aussie Entrepreneur Launches Roceteer For Mentoring Downtown Las Vegas Startups

By | Mar 14, 2014 at 1:04 am

With one of the fastest growing tech startup ecosystems in the country, there has been an influx of entrepreneurs to the downtown Las Vegas area. This has created a growing need for mentors to help guide new founders. Today, Roceteer (pronounced “rocketeer”) officially launched…



From Roofer To Web Engineer: How Switching Careers Lead To New Opportunities

By | Apr 25, 2012 at 2:30 pm

Fact of Reality #1:  The current unemployment rate in the United States hovers around 8.3% according to the the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  This rate does not factor in those who have given up on looking for a job or those fresh out…



Business Essentials: Sales + Training

By | Dec 11, 2010 at 1:00 am

Although we tend to focus on the startup entrepreneur at Tech Cocktail, every once in a while we catch a corporate sales concept that we need to share. After all, sales are critical to even the smallest business. This week, Blackboard, a corporate learning…