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How To Get Your Boss Off Your Back
October 7, 2014
How To Get Your Boss Off Your Back

Your inbox is full. Before you’re able to respond to the first request from your boss, you already have another four of them. By the time you get back to her on the first…

Selling to the Unpredictable Customer
October 6, 2014
Selling to the Unpredictable Customer

Customers are an oxymoron today. They are more knowable than ever before but harder to actually understand. Constantly on-the-go and hard to pin down, it’s more difficult…

10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Friday
October 3, 2014
10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Friday

I’m a closer. As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’m a “goals first” guy and I generate lists that help me do my best. But I am also a guy who will run through walls to…

3 Tips to Surviving a Toxic Startup Job
September 30, 2014
3 Tips to Surviving a Toxic Startup Job

I have worked in toxic environments and survived. It was not easy and I struggled to believe I could keep going in the face of hostility and a belligerent boss, but I…

10 Things To Do Every Monday
September 30, 2014
10 Things To Do Every Monday

I have always been focused on achievement. I’m a “goals first” guy and I generate lists that help me do my best. A to-do list gives me a sense of control and makes me…

20 Things Developers Should Stop Saying
September 23, 2014
20 Things Developers Should Stop Saying

Software developers are notorious for using jargon. Discover the top 20 most irritating phrases software developers say.

This is Where Product Management Confidence Comes From
September 23, 2014
This is Where Product Management Confidence Comes From

I love to cook. It’s satisfying, challenging and fun. I enjoy planning a meal, shopping for fresh ingredients and the process of bringing all the components together to…

How to Cry at a Startup
September 22, 2014
How to Cry at a Startup

All types of crazy things have happened to me on the job. A guy ran by me holding a 9mm gun at his side, I worked for a former CIA operative who told me to watch my back,…