It's easy to get caught up in fundraising, scaling and sales that you forget to really care for the people who make your success possible. Too many times, strong leaders view a great employee as an asset that they don't appreciate until it's too late. Even CEO's that communicate well and have good intentions can fail to realize that they're pushing out the talented employees they need most in o … 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.
What separates the best entrepreneurs from the rest? Their mindset. While other people complain and let their negative thoughts get to them, remarkably successful entrepreneurs are steadfast in only thinking and saying things that serve them. If you pay attention, you're likely saying and believing negative thoughts that hold you back. The first step to get out of that cycle is to become aware … Read More
If you travel for business, it's imperative to know the latest travel hacks that will help you make the trip a success. A successful business trip means you arrive at your commitments on time, maintain your health (and sanity), and stay productive along the way. Last year was the second year in a row that I flew more than 200,000 miles for business development meetings, top conferences, speakin … Read More
Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams. Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or hear complaints. They're negative by nature and they don't help resolve the situation you wish were different. Complaining can also keep you from being a … Read More