Tag: business

Overcoming Project Guilt

Overcoming Project Guilt. There’s a trend about work patterns, dedication, and finding a “balance” when it comes to work and life. The trouble with such a broad topic is that it’s so subjective, so situational. The advice you’re reading in one article will do anything but correlate to the next, but it might be great […]

Posted: October 22, 2012

GitHub & Emergent Culture By Design

GitHub & Emergent Culture By Design | Alex Hillman. GitHub is an inspirational company to say the least. They seemingly came out of nowhere and as of a few days ago they’re host of 4MM git repositories. They’re a great company to keep an eye on for many reasons, and from the outside they seem […]

Posted: October 16, 2012

Developers, please think wider

Developers, please think wider | About bootstrapping, entrepreneurship & personal development. This Aside is on the heels of

Posted: September 04, 2012

“Me-too” products are fine

“Me-too” products are fine | Business of Software. I truly think this is good advice. For too long I worked in an environment where that “million dollar idea” was just a brain spark away and it was a constant crusade that turned out to be just draining. Innovation does happen all around us, but the […]

Posted: September 04, 2012

Learn Code The Hard Way

Learn Code The Hard Way — Books And Courses To Learn To Code. This is a nice, realistic look at the all-too-common situation of ‘entrepreneurs’ with an app idea simply needing to collect a few people to make the next million dollar idea a reality. I completely agree in that it’s essential that the idea […]

Posted: August 19, 2012

Software Inventory

Software Inventory – Joel on Software. I don’t consider my daily routine to be involved in “software development” per se, even though I spend the majority of it writing code. I’m not sure what other name to give it, but after a recent on-site stint at a real software development company, these principles now have […]

Posted: July 20, 2012

For God’s sake, follow your dreams

For God’s sake, follow your dreams – Amit Jotwani. This is an appropriate follow-up to

Posted: July 20, 2012

The Value of Time

The Value of Time by Jack Groetzinger. I’ve struggled with this concept for a long time. When I first discovered ‘billing by the hour’ I think it took a strange root in my mind. Everything became about hours, it was all a tradeoff because “I could be working” for those hours. That’s a really dangerous […]

Posted: July 20, 2012

How to hack the beliefs that are holding you back

How to hack the beliefs that are holding you back – swombat.com on startups. This is a really inspirational piece that I’d be willing to bet applies to a number of readers. Too often I hear people mentioning that they’d like to do this, that, or the other thing, but don’t for any number of […]

Posted: July 20, 2012

Being a Solo Founder of a 24×7 Hosted Web Application

Being a Solo Founder of a 24×7 Hosted Web Application. I love reading Garrett’s articles about Sifter. I’ve kept up with the story since he first went out and it’s been some of the most awesome documentation I’ve read about a company. In his latest article he talks about the stresses involved from taking a […]

Posted: July 19, 2012