Author: Jason O'Leary

Jason brings 15 years of deep technology, product development, and marketing experience to Surety Bonds Direct. He has been leveraging Agile practices for well over a decade and is versed in various Lean practices as well. Jason has worked on substantial and complex systems dealing with secure information ranging from payroll & employee systems, to e- commerce, to travel-reservation APIs. Prior to co-founding Surety Bonds Direct, Jason led a product innovation team for Equifax where he was recognized with several technology awards including The 2014 Brandon Hall Technology Excellence Award and The HR Tech 2013 Best Product award. Jason is the founder of Xavier Berkeley, a technology consulting practice that has worked on software development and advanced data analytics with various companies including UPS, Whole Foods, TripAlertz, and over 50 others.
Strategy

Is Expanding Your Business the Right Move?

If you’re weighing whether or not to expand your business, congratulate yourself! The fact that you’re even considering expansion as an option means that you’ve done something right. But, as you probably know, this step can be a bit of a gamble. Growing your biz could mean double, triple or quadruple the returns. It could […]

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Startups
Strategy

5 Misconceptions of Starting Your Own Business

Our society loves plucky entrepreneurs and their amazing success stories. Many small business owners start with visions of creating the next Apple, Uber or Nike—and some do just that. But what it takes to get there isn’t always as well known. You’ve probably heard the statistics on just how difficult it is to start your […]

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Strategy

8 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know Before Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship is, by definition, risky. Putting yourself and your resources out there and taking a chance on success can be nerve-wracking, but it’s also a tremendously exciting decision that can become a great part of your life. Whether you’re so excited you can’t sit down, scared out of your wits or a little bit of […]

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