Though we sacrifice much in the name of success, deep down we desire something more meaningful--a genuine sense of purpose and fulfillment. It's possible to experience this sense of purpose without giving up the pursuit of success. How? By serving others. A big misconception about giving back is that it requires a substantial investment of time or significant contribution of money. I once thoug … 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.
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The power to create is our greatest gift. We should use it to create meaningful products, organizations and relationships that uplift everyone they touch.
There's no question that success in business, and in life, often comes down to who you know, not what you know. This became especially apparent to me after spending time with one of the best-connected individuals I've ever met. From birthdays with U2's Bono to long-time friendships with tech billionaires, this entrepreneur has created a network so strong that he can make anything happen in two pho … Read More
Regret is one of the most challenging emotions we face in life. It's particularly difficult because there's nothing you can do about the things you did, or didn't do, in your past. In fact, I find regret more challenging than the fear of failure. The thing I fear most is waking up one day and realizing that I did not live life to the fullest. There's no question you have regrets too. We all do. … Read More
I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success would provide. But, what's a billionaire to do? Many contact Kute Blackson, an author and transformational teacher who helps some of the world's wealthiest people develop a … Read More