So, how’s the new gig? pt. 1

I get this question a lot recently and I’ve started developing a talk track around it. I really appreciate the interest but I know most people are being polite so I don’t bore them with all the details. I’ll give you the short answer and in a later post give you the long answer where…

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I’m leaving Accenture to join a startup

Yes, the rumors I started are true. January 13th is my last day. Keep reading and I’ll tell you where I’m going, how I found this opportunity, why I’m leaving Accenture and how I made my decision. Where I’m going: I am joining a privacy management software startup in midtown Atlanta named OneTrust. OneTrust is…

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Breaking Bread

I’m usually pretty flaky. I think most of us are. It’s just so dang hard to get off my couch and leave my cute dog to go outside in the cold rain to be social. My mom calls this the “lazy gene”. It’s plagued my brother and me since we were young. So in fear of spending…

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What is hassle-free car care and why it benefits you

The idea behind hassle-free car care is rather simple but important. By allowing someone else to care for your vehicle, you ensure a safe and clean driving experience without any of the headache associated with regular maintenance, preserving the value of your vehicle. Buying and owning a car is one of the most expensive purchases…

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Five with Fiverr: My Fiverr-versary

Fiverr is a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name. The site is primarily used by freelancers who use Fiverr to offer services to customers worldwide. via Wikipedia Fiverr is a great marketplace where anyone can offer a service starting…

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Just Wiggle the Mouse

It may or may not come as a great surprise but your colleagues who receive high ratings aren’t always the same colleagues busting their butts daily. You often hear of peers barely doing anything at the client yet they receive higher ratings than you. Erin Reid conducted 115 interviews at a top-tier management consulting firm…

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Consulting 101: False Positive

Our team had just hit the week of go-live and everything was running smoothly. We felt we had met all the requirements and UAT was going well. After a successful cut-over from the old system to the new, we were staffed for any issues that may occur. Our biggest measure of success would be determined…

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Stuck in an Idea Rut

I have a OneNote called “Business” where I store all of my startup/company ideas. I generally map out the business plan, store all my research and then share it with a select few for feedback. It helps me flesh the idea out before I spend a whole lot of my time pursuing it. I currently…

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Am I A Startup Guy?

This time last year I was considering leaving Accenture to join a startup. A friend of mine was an early employee and felt I would be a good fit. Their mentality was hiring smart people vs. experienced in the field, a mentality I agree with. They had a functioning product, paying clients and just raised…

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Sports Journalists Need Snapchat

Early in the 1st half of the GSU vs. ULL game, the Panthers were handing the Ragin’ Cajuns their tails. I followed along with Twitter from my couch refreshing my feed to get updates from @gsupanther, @gsupanthertalk and @DougRobersonAJC. 27-9 at one point in the first half this was definitely a game to watch but I didn’t have a…

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