A thread on why I’m excited about working Remotely

Crossposting this Twitter thread following a recent move from MD to FL. 1/ Why I’m excited about remote work: An advantage of growing older is that you become more comfortable with who you are. At least this is true for me. It’s quite liberating. 2/ I’ve always found self awareness to be important so I…

A thread on the early days of a Startup

Crossposting this short Twitter thread: 1/ That feeling in the air & your body just prior to releasing your startups first product to the 🌎 is 1 of the best you’ll ever feel professionally. A unique (& kind of amazing) element for me was not needing to juggle the upcoming launch w/ existing production or…

Personal Finance… a thread.

Crossposting my long Twitter Thread of Personal Finance tips, tricks, and resources: 2/ I’m going to share short and concise opinions each day and see how long I can go on for. Note that personal finance is highly… personal. Not everything is advisable and applicable to everyone. 3/ Keep your personal burn low. Budgeting is…

Fuck you cancer🖕🏽.

Originally written on Tuesday 10/25/2016. It’s tough to pinpoint how it feels. My feelings change so frequently. I don’t even know why I try to figure it out. But at this moment, during this sentence, I’m feeling really sad. It’s terrible that she was tortured the way she was at different times. Very few people…

Personal Finance Kick

My sole purpose with this post is to provide transparency into how I’ve saved money. My goal is to help my peers realize why and how they should start saving ASAP. At a minimum, read some of the material I recommend. This is not a ‘how-to’ guide. This should serve as an example and a motivator….

‘Data Mining for the Masses’ by Matthew North

This instructional book with use cases for data mining and predictive modeling using RapidMiner is fantastic for beginners. Buy it: http://amzn.to/18UHq3H Check out my notes: https://www.evernote.com/shard/s106/sh/4818b719-2ff7-4916-91e0-a22507964856/700e9b8fd52a14ebe8e143da5b51780f

E-Commerce Financial Model for Startups

E-Commerce Financial Model for Startups An extremely detailed, methodical walkthrough for entrepreneurs on how to build a financial model for an e-commerce startup to forecasts revenue & expenses Great financial model and accompanying PDF explanation.

Top 10 Reasons for Weak Product

From SVPG Lack of product vision.  Probably the single biggest source of weak product is that so many teams are just feature chasing.  They have no real vision for their product, they are not thinking strategically.  “Think in leaps; iterate in steps.”  See http://www.svpg.com/product-strategy-in-an-agile-world/ Stakeholder-driven roadmap.  Another very common source of weak product is the stakeholder-driven…

‘Lean Analytics’ by Croll & Yoskovitz

This is one of the most important product management books I’ve read to date. Absolutely fantastic. Like most of the Lean Series, lessons can be applied to organizations of any size. Feel free to check out my highlights in Evernote after reading Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster. Some excerpts: “The core idea…