8 min read · May 7th · Nice career you got there...would be a shame if, you know, something happened to it
future of work
Merrill’s op-ed is a greatest hits of straw man arguments about corporate culture and the importance of working from home.
I was angry, humiliated, frustrated, dismayed, shocked — everything. I was really hurt that she would take this tone and that she’d use a platform like the Post to take that tone instead of having a dialogue with her employees.
6 min read · Apr 29th · Big thanks to @ChrisSpalton for the review and drawings! Two anglers wade in a river. One-hundred meters from each other. They complete each other's thoughts. I cast here. You cast there. I move here.…
Decision drift is when you decide something, but then your commitment drifts.
The issues are clear, but sorting them out will involve energy you don’t have.
5 min read · Apr 29th · Your time on Earth is precious and limited. Here’s how to waste it.
For the sake of happiness and productivity, our goal should not be to squeeze every second of distraction and leisure out of our days. Rather, it should be to manage our days in accordance with our priorities, by distinguishing between the time wasters we like and those we don’t
For the sake of happiness and productivity, our goal should not be to squeeze every second of distraction and leisure out of our days.
20+ min read · Apr 29th · After more than 20 years in tech, eight companies, and thousands of hires, Shopify's Farhan Thawar shares his go-to-framework for snagging a VP of Engineering. From the skills that are most important…
that candidates must be skilled in all three classic areas: Process: What occurs when? People: Who’s involved and how are they motivated? Technology: What will we use to get there?
A “right fit” VP of Engineering fit is partly a function of timing — their skills and interests must match the present need.
5 min read · From 2019 · Mar 29, 2018 · 4 min readThe Japanese concept of finding your reason for being could be the sweet spot for early stage social entrepreneursJust over a year ago, we joined the Bethnal Green Ventures…