We've all been there--sitting at our desks scrolling through Facebook as we avoid the task in front of us. It's called procrastination and it can take many forms, from frequent coffee breaks to small talk with co-workers. Procrastination is often chalked up to poor time management, but the source of it runs deeper. It delves into our fears, emotions, and mental processes. Once we understand wha … Read More
One of the top entrepreneurs in the Internet of Things
Who is Andrew Thomas?
I’m an entrepreneur focused on creating meaningful companies and products. As a founder of SkyBell, an internet of things company, I’m making homes and neighborhoods safer with a video doorbell you answer from a smartphone. As an IoT expert, I’m shaping the future of the smart home. As an inventor, I envision products and platforms that bring meaningful impact to our lives.
As an advisor, I support founders and startups with direct experience and expertise in product, IoT, platform, funding and business development. As a writer, I contribute articles to Inc.com, Forbes and Huffington Post, sharing the lessons I’ve learned as a founder. As a person, I live the process of personal evolution – continually striving to be the best expression of myself.
Internet of Things | Startups | Crowdfunding | Product | Funding
The power to create is our greatest gift. We should use it to create meaningful products, organizations and relationships that uplift everyone they touch.
Running a business can feel like a never-ending battle. You're constantly fighting and putting out fires. Crazy demands are made on your time, mind and stamina. It's not easy, and to succeed, you need to find your competitive edge. Spare time is in short supply, so you need to maximize personal performance with a minimal time investment. You need a practice called biohacking. A few years ago … Read More
Like so many of my fellow introverts, my archetypal image of a successful founder was a charismatic extrovert -- that tireless someone who's constantly meeting new people and radiating energy. It's a daunting standard. It's easy to look at highly extroverted founders and think you can't measure up. But if you take a step back, you'll see that many of the inherent traits of an introvert align pe … Read More
Article: 6 Traits of The Strongest Leaders
True leaders aren't born, they're made. They build confidence and strength through intention - learning the traits that leaders must possess in order to succeed. Being a great leader involves doing the hard things that most people don't want to do - and therefore won't. The results are worth it. As a strong leader, you'll be able to attract the talent and funding you need to realize your vis … Read More