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Writing About Writing: Ten Tips to Write a Book

By Kurt Davis | September 10, 2022

To write an 80k word book, you need about 5-600 hours between you and others helping. That’s the time. Cramming it in all at once is painful, so I suggest that you amortize it. Here are my ten tips to write a book. Ten tips to write a book: Find something you care about –…

Communication Skills: A Method for Success

By Kurt Davis | August 5, 2022

Advancing my Communication Skills with a Communication Class at Stanford Communication is essential. It is our human nature to be social. We communicate every single minute of our lives. It can be from board meetings, family reunions, friendships to our inner dialogues. We literally wouldn’t be able to navigate our society without communication. You must…

Communication Tips from Matt Abrahams

By Kurt Davis | July 28, 2022

Improve Your Communication Skills With Us I’ve had the privilege to learn, read, and attend various courses for self-improvement. Now, I want to share them with you. I want to begin by acknowledging Matt Abrahams and his contributions to my understanding and practice of communication. Matt is the author of the book: Speaking Up Without…

Due Diligence Question Checklist For Potential VC Investors

By Kurt Davis | July 26, 2022

Potential VC Investor Due Diligence Questions Below you will find a list of our due diligence and questions by category: Value Proposition What are the biggest painpoints experienced and what value propositions are implied? By ecosystem stakeholders, e.g. merchants, consumers, card networks, banks, etc. What painpoints solved and value proposition(s) provided for each stakeholder in…

Business Negotiation

By Kurt Davis | July 25, 2022

Communication Class with Jessica Notini Jessica Notini, negotiation coach, breaks down business negotiation into 3 functions: the process, relationship building and the negotiation/transaction. Too often, negotiators jump into negotiation mode without even having established some type of guard rails. The process sets the ground rules and sets expectations on how to work smoothly together, relationship building…

Navigate to the Lighthouse: A Silicon Valley Guide to Executing Global Deals

By Kurt Davis | July 19, 2022

Title: Navigate to the Lighthouse: A Silicon Valley Guide to Executing Global Deals Headline: Learn to close transformative, global business development deals from an author – and his colleagues – who spent a decade building a billion dollar software company across the world.   The Book: Execute a “lighthouse” deal to catapult your startup over…

Finding Soul, From Silicon Valley to Africa: A Travel Memoir

By Kurt Davis | July 18, 2022

Title: Finding Soul, From Silicon Valley to Africa: A Travel Memoir and Personal Journey Through Twenty Countries in Africa Headline: Go on a journey to Africa, and learn about the sights, sounds, and smells of the continent. Not just the outer journey, but you’ll go on an inner one as well. Let the book change…

Spirituality as a Method for Well-Being

By Kurt Davis | July 15, 2022

Spirituality & Well-Being: It Might Be For You Spirituality is an essential component of overall well-being. Achieving flow in this variable means having a sense of grounding, purpose, and connectedness. It provides you with a source of faith and strength in times of trial. There are concrete benefits of a spiritual path or spiritual side,…

Physical Habits to Well-Being

By Kurt Davis | July 15, 2022

Guide to Improving Daily Flow 1) Introduction: Why Physical Habits and Daily Flow are Important Developing physical habits is the foundation for all of the work we do and sets up a routine for flow. The physical habits section has one major goal: Structure your habits so they are supporting you throughout your day and…

Building Mental Muscle, Skills, and Awareness

By Kurt Davis | July 15, 2022

1) Introduction: Develop the Mental Muscle UWB strengthens the “mental muscle” so that your brain supports you to lead a balanced life. We want you to achieve a daily flow in your mental well-being and create a healthy mind through our framework.  The concept of Flow first appeared in Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s book called Flow. He…