Tag: kevin prentiss

22 May

People first, then money, then things

“People first, then money, then things.” – Suze Orman Our operatic voices belted throughout the car as we sang along to Johnny Cash. Then we drove along Country Road S and decided to switch over to free style rapping. Towards the end of our three hour road-trip, we even got to practice our falsetto voices […]

29 Apr

The long learning of how to maintain friendships

Friends 2 Comments by Tom Krieglstein

The first time I met Kevin was back in 2002 at our Supuercamp try-outs in San Diego. I like to say it was entrepreneurial love at first site. We were both tall and lanky white dudes who found a common bound around adventure, entrepreneurship, and education. Since then, Kevin and I have gone from co-facilitators, […]

09 May

So You Want to be a College Speaker? My Story Part 1

I’m often asked how to become a college speaker, and after realizing I was repeating the same information and story over and over, I thought it’d be useful to create a space on my website were I could capture my thoughts on the subject for all you aspiring speakers out there. But because it’s a […]

10 Aug

Nothing Kills a Great Story Like Data

Every entrepreneur has to be really good at telling the story of their business. Whether for sales, investing, or to employees, the better an entrepreneur is at telling the story, the more confidence those around her will have. Meanwhile, while the entrepreneur is getting good at telling the story, the entrepreneur also has to keep […]

02 Mar

Getting Interviewed

Entrepreneurship, Hindsight No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Several weeks ago, a student from Baldwin-Wallace College, Drew Thomas, asked, after a training I did at their school, if he could interview me for a class project. Today we conducted the interview while I was driving between Houston and Lake Charles. Here’s the list of questions he asked with some of my answers…   […]

02 Aug

Red Rover, Techstars, and Bloomberg TV [VIDEO]

Below is the tralier for an upcoming documentry airing on Bloomberg TV starting September 13th at 9pm that follows the behind-the-scense progress of ten tech companies here in NYC, including Red Rover. Click here to read the full story from TechCrunch. It’ll be interesting to watch how each company is positioned as our personalities and […]

22 Jun

Hindsight – 06/23/11 – Entrepreneurs and Artists

As part of ACbert’s 4-day birthday celebration, we went tonight to an open mic night at the Bowery Poetry Club. Anyone could submit to perform which means the talent was all over the place making the night a bit of a hot mess. But I appreciated that everyone was wiling to take a risk and […]

20 Oct

From The Archives: Partnership Charter Self Reflection

Self Insight, Swift Kick No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

In January 2005, Kevin and I wrote the first draft of our Partnership Charter (PC). A PC is meant to be an organic, ever evolving agreement among the business partners that covers just about everything from the Buy-Sell agreement to personal work styles. It’s meant to be done before the business is officially formed to […]

08 Oct

An Open Letter Back To The #SAchat Community

The Backstory Kevin and I started The Student Affairs Collaborative in 2005 to test our hypothesis that a decentralized, open system of peer-to-peer learning built around shared interests would increase engagement and retention.  We wanted to create a community in which everyone was a teacher at some level, and everyone supported each other to become […]