Last year, this month, I had just barely begun to grow and hire for our new code schools launching in Atlanta and Charleston. We had made a few offers and were putting the teams together as best as we possibly could.
I was obsessed with making sure that we were finding the right job for the rocket ship that I knew that we were putting together. Boy, did that thing take flight…
Continue reading A Growing Team, A Year Later
Write hard and clear about what hurts.
Hemingway once said that. I like that a lot.
Continue reading Hard and Clear
Might be one of the scariest videos I’ve seen in a long time. I think I may entirely ban the use of cell phone devices while driving for my children when they get their licenses…
via Tony Hsieh (in an internal memo to staff):
Therefore, there will be a special version of “the offer” on a company-wide scale, in which each employee will be offered at least 3 months severance (and up to 3 months of COBRA reimbursement for benefits) if he/she feels that self-management, self-organization, and our Best Customers Strategy and strategy statements as published in Glass Frog are not the right fit.
Continue reading Rip the Bandaid
I’m so glad I shared something intelligible. That was a long and rough week, if I recall it correctly.
It’s only just recently that I’ve realized how much I’ve held myself back. But I had a lot of growing up to do over the past few years. Though I’m sure it could have been “better” if I grasped this sooner, I’ve learned things that I wouldn’t have had I taken the easy route to begin with.
Continue reading The Internet Rewards Doers
via Peter De Vries:
I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning.
I love this because I believe it, 100%.
Continue reading Nine Every Morning