AI startup advisor 'force multiplier' who shapes serendipity connecting and illuminating dots that matter to create positive outcomes. I leverage deep relationship capital with recognized personal brand  balancing business strategy with smart execution to close deals and scale smarter, faster, better 

Top flight strategic advisors 'walk their talk' by doing these 4 things very well 
1. help close funding 
2. close direct sales customers
3. close and monetize reseller partners
4. use relationship capital and personal brand to recruit people to startup team 

note: if you're intimidated by objective non sugar coated feedback with constructive intensity then I'm not your guy !


My focus is neuroAI for #digitalhealth #brainhealth #guthealth & #wellness #emotionAI plus #conversationalAI #augmentedintelligence, #hyperautomation, #futureofwork, #XR #psychedelics #renewableenergy and specialize in pre seed to Series A for underdog underestimated startups.


As LifeLong  ‘Intentional Learner' for decades I treat every experience as opportunity to learn with curious and growth mindset where intelligence can be nurtured, expanded, and changed over time analogous to a 'Renaissance man' with wide interests and expertise in several areas. 

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Five Key Traits of Top Performers 
1. Intellectual firepower: crystallized + fluid intelligence
2. Critical Thinking + Judgement
3. Passion: clarity + conviction
4: Chemistry + Authenticity
5. Values: Integrity + empathy   

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Richard Feynman shares a secret insight into understanding vs. knowledge.

Understanding lets you transfer knowledge to new domains to progress faster with a combination of top-down and bottom-up learning or fluid intelligence because strongest careers are non-linear driven by ‘intentional learning’ and reinvention several times to adapt and stay relevant for #futureofwork

Advisor Gigs

Tier 1: Chief Business Officer (CBO)
equity position + $300/hr ( 40 - 50 hrs/mo )

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Better Gut, Better You

Tier 2: Strategic Advisor
equity position + $350/hr ( 10 - 20 hrs/mo )

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Tier 3: Advisor
equity position + $350/hr upon funding  ( 5 - 10 hrs/mo. )

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No equity $400/hr   

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More About Me

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The ‘flow state’: Where creative work thrives
Flow is an intense state that leads to a sense of ecstasy and clarity where you know exactly what you want to do from one moment to the other and some of us know how hack ‘the zone’ 😉

The individual’s ability to cope with uncertainty with more resilience through self-knowledge and robust emotional and cognitive flexibility in the face of disappointment and change is must have for startups or you will likely fail !

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How to know what you really want and be free from mimetic desire?
via @lukeburgis a great read that largely defines me per key points because have lived anti-mimetic life ;-)

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VCs don’t add as much value as they think

Value-add includes providing access to partners, talent, investors, customers, sharing knowledge, marketing for product development

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More than just truth telling, honesty is a virtue to cultivate for excellence of character via @psyche_the_mag Sadly, though, honesty has gone missing in recent decades.

Why leaders are such bad judges of character and consistently promote the wrong people
the more senior you get the better you think judging character but opposite is true and they promote "takers" even though "givers" are better performers

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The Missing Apex of Maslow’s Hierarchy Could Save Us All 
Maslow never got around to publishing the final tier of his pyramid: self-transcendence.

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Gravitas is authenticity and understanding your real self, including deep-level thought, emotions, beliefs, values, then acting in a way that reflects
1) Be clear about what you want
2) Be open to feedback
3) Have broader conversations
4) Commit to integrity