Big Ideas | 1.6k SHARES
Lead | 5.7k SHARES
John Brandon is a contributing editor at Inc. magazine covering technology. He writes the Tech Report column for Inc.com. In 2001, after working as an IT manager for a large corporation in Minneapolis for several years, he jumped ship and started writing full time. Follow his personal blog at byjohnbrandon.com. Send him story ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org.