After much reflection and research, I’ve decided to move to Norway. If you know anyone looking for analytics professionals in or near Bergen, let me know!
Yesterday was my last day involved in the day-to-day functioning of AdaptRM. I’ve learned a lot in the last few years, and will stay available as an advisor. Time for new adventures!
Chucking everything you know to become an entrepreneur is anywhere from exhilarating to depressing depending on the moment—and it fluctuates quite a bit. Today I’m going to talk about one of the hardest parts: friends and family. In The Before Time… I’m a reasonably social person who enjoys a lot of activities. Before I became an Read more about The fluctuating social lives of startup founders[…]
Still working on an official job posting, but unofficially: at AdaptRM we’re looking for our next equity hire! Do you know a web infrastructure/optimization guru who enjoys the prospect of: building a shiny thing with a small team of awesome people trying on lots of hats helping independent professionals leverage their own data to Read more about Looking for our next equity hire![…]
My startup AdaptRM has been invited to participate in TechWeek’s LAUNCH competition for startups that will shape the future! I’m so excited! And there’s so much to do! See you in Santa Monica on 20 November!
Until a couple months before the Alpha release, on most days I picked 2-4 from a platter of about 8 largish tasks that could further my project significantly. I had the luxury of picking the types of tasks I wanted to focus on that day. Shortly before Alpha release, and through the Alpha, I have not had that Read more about What does a startup CTO do during Alpha release?[…]
My second least favorite hat to wear as a startup cofounder? Nag. I’m constantly having to ping and re-ping people about this, that, and the other thing. I find myself expending a fair amount of creativity coming up with “reasons” to ping. A tiny piece of new information or an inconsequential question that’s tangentially related to Read more about Least favorite hats[…]
Last week I had a day when I received major deliveries from 4 different contractors. I knew immediately that I wouldn’t be making any progress on my own to-do list, but obviously it was great progress for my product. Today I have no deliveries to review (though I received a pre-approved final delivery on one Read more about Progress[…]
Genius Hiring Feedback How you know your recent hiring decision was genius: Your “urgent tasks” list is dramatically reduced to the point where you can start working on “things that need to be done soon”. And all the tasks you transferred to the new hire are getting done. You find yourself with a little bit of Read more about On startups and hiring[…]