Know thyself… as Socrates once famously said, is one of the more important tasks and exercises that we can undergo as people (and professionals).
In fact, Socrates said that we make ourselves appear ridiculous when we try to understand things before we know ourselves first and that understanding our own natures and behaviors has a greater result and yield if we spent time investing in it.
Continue reading “Team Tendencies”
When you build something with other folks you have to compensate them.
Compensation can come in many different forms, the more typical being cash, credit, or the more fluid (but just as important) relational equity.
Continue reading “Cash, Credit, or Relational Equity”
… then one should just stop now. Immediately.
I have had a terrible habit in the past of entertaining almost every novel idea that has popped into my brain and quickly purchasing a domain name that captures the idea succinctly.
Continue reading “If It’s Never Going To Happen…”
I’m putting together something new. This shouldn’t be a massive surprise, but, I thought I might as well continue to do what I normally do… share the process as much as I can.
Continue reading “Stripe Atlas”
Good products challenge people to rethink their existing workflows and consider changing them so that they might adopt the new tool.
This requires time and patience, trial and error, and can even create a lot of anxiety.
Continue reading “You Just Changed My Workflow”
What’s the optimal work environment for a project? That’s quite simple:
Continue reading “Great Business Culture in a Nutshell”
I think I’m extra-sensitive right now because I have a 5-day old kid with me now… but, seeing comments like these on the internet never ceases to amaze me:
Continue reading “The Shit People Say”
I shared some thoughts today about how major life events force you to re-examine and re-engineer your workflows.
I, for one, do not mind these interruptions because they present amazing opportunities to reformat and asses what is working and what’s not working and how to make it all better.
Continue reading “Workflow Party?”
I’m totally using my new kiddo as a vehicle for self-promotion.
Continue reading “Subscribe to My Dad’s Channel”
The language that you choose to use will always depend and change depending on who you’re working with.
In other words, the lingua franca is transformed by the people, for the people.
Continue reading “The Language of Work”