Archive for November, 2009
Tonight, I’m camping out at In-N-Out Burger in Draper, UT. They’re opening tomorrow.
It’s their second location in Utah. (or the 3rd as Orem opens tomorrow too)
I love In-N-Out. I first ate there when I married a California girl and started going to the Bay Area regularly. Since then, I’ve developed a rule while traveling: if I’m within 20 miles of an In-N-Out, I eat there.
Some might say this love (nah, I’ll admit it, call a spade a spade, it’s an obsession) is childish. I mean it’s only a hamburger joint. And some might say camping out there tonight in 20 degree temps on cement just to be front of the line tomorrow morning is a bit immature.
It’s been a very long-time coming, and I’m excited to see Doba throw our hat into this ring. In the end, it’ll help us better engage and communicate with our community of suppliers, partners, and online sellers.
I lifted the title of my original blog post detailing the accident and called the article Curveballs: Five life lessons from a close call with an errant boulder.
You can see a scanned PDF of the article from Utah CEO here: Curveballs (in case you want to print it, since printing blogs is a crap shoot, and why wouldn’t you want to print something so awesome?!)
Here’s the text of the article:
Curveballs (or boulders as they may be)
5 Life Lessons From a Close Call with an Errant Boulder
by Jeremy Hanks
On Saturday night June 13,
… Politicians are still politicians (surprise, surprise) and I’m completely disenfranchised about our country’s leaders and the system they’re beholden to.
365 days ago I told the world I’d voted for Barack Obama. I even found a group of like minded people and we all got together election night. We were more hopeful for our country than I remember feeling in a long time. I’ve been reflecting on that and the previous year over the last few days. Here’s what I’ve come up with.
The whole deal reminds me athletics and high school. Picture the quarterback(s) of your high school football team. They were it. Even if the team sucked, even if we lost every game, they still owned the
Posted over at www.launchup.org how my accident derailed LaunchUp for a few months.
We’ll be having our 3rd next week. Wednesday November 11th at 6:00 p.m. at Marketsplash/Logoworks in Lindon.
Paul Brockbank (LogoWorks CEO) will be handling the entrepreneur amp session.
And we’re serving Pumpkin Pie with Whipping Cream!!
It’s going a great night of great entrepreneurial mojo, you won’t want to miss it! I hope to see you there.
Here are the glorious details: LaunchUp #3