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How Transcendental Meditation Taught Me to Take Risks

Orignally posted on Huffington Post, with additional notes as provided to Founder's Only. Image by John Kelsey Transcendental meditation is having a moment. Everyone from Hugh Jackman to Opra...

Things I learned Running INFINITI Lab

This article was originally posted by Chris on Multiplicity. INFINTI Lab is all wrapped up and it was a wonderful experience. I had the fortune to arrange some seasoned and serial entrepren...

Life, In Chapters

Resposted from Assaf's original post on Medium. “If you want to make God laugh, tell them about your plans.” — Woody Allen When it rains, it pours. Life events aren’t evenly dis...

Walking Away

There’s a building near my apartment that houses a revolving door of different restaurants.  Everyone’s seen businesses begin and  fail.  Maybe I’ve seen more than most - as a start-up lawyer...

Conversation with a CEO – Sam Natur, of Bullfrog Insurance.

We had a chance to talk to Sam Natur, President and CEO of Bullfrog Insurance about his Founder journey.  Here were some of the highlights from his conversation with Rajah Lehal, Founder of Clausehou...

Journey into Hiring Diversity

There was a call today asking for Sundar to resign from the CEO role of Google around, as the New York Times has phrased it, "diversity drama".  Diversity is a touchy subject these days, and we wer...

0 to 100 Real Quick

This article was originally posted on Medium.  Additional notes added within this Founder's Journey column. Amazing news this week from the Tribe! We just hit the century mark for the number of em...

Dropping the Modifier and Some Other Thoughts: Ryan Grant Little on why it might be time to get rid of the ‘social’ in front of entrepreneurship.

Originally posted on tbd. I don’t think I’ve ever been particularly comfortable with a lot of the nomenclature we use in ‘our sector’ (not crazy about that term either, now that I...

These aren’t my pants — and other ways I’m bootstrapping my way to the top.

This article was originally posted on medium.   These are photographs of me at various events that I’ve spoken at. None of these outfits are mine. The pants are my sister’s, the s...

“The legal sector will probably, very likely never change”

If there is one thing I am sure I have in common with Clausehound founder, Rajah Lehal, it’s that I am positive, that when starting his own company,  he was told by nearly everyone he bumped into t...

Diminishing Returns

Here’s something you learn when building teams: at a certain point, growing the team adds to its capabilities by frustratingly less than you thought.   Richard Branson is fully aware of thi...

No More Wax On, Wax Off

I was recently asked to speak at Big Data Toronto on the topic of machine learning and AI, and I decided to speak to a question on my mind that I have been struggling with: what are the implicat...

Name a social impact business!

I recently chatted with some folks at LinkedIn and their messaging around business vision really stuck with me: Create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. ...

Getting unstuck

Do you sometimes feel like your job is repetitively getting more boring?  In my years of working in big business, the snails pace of decision-making combined with rigidity around roles ...

Be it resolved

Be it resolved that I will go with the flow. Be it resolved that I will not walk around all year with red, exhausted eyes. I will energize with ‎higher quality fuel (goodbye holiday treats..you w...

My Journey into Social Consciousness

  Part One:  Feeling Shaky We took our eye off the ball. I’m writing, of course, about the current political turmoil south of the Canadian border in the United States and its r...

From briefcase and shiny shoes to backpack and sneakers

  Some say you don’t become an entrepreneur - you’re born an entrepreneur, but I certainly didn’t start my career as one.  After a dozen years climbing the monkey bars of larg...

Trends on the Horizon: Five Drivers Transforming the Legal Industry

There has been a lot written up about changes to the legal industry. As a start-up lawyer, upstart small law firm founder, and legal tech CEO, I have often thought about, argued, discussed, observ...

Journey Out of Net Neutrality

I took a journey into the internet see-saw and tried to journey back to a neutral place. For days, months or years, I have heard the term “net neutrality”, and, with very little effor...
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