Saeed Gatson

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Building A Side Project Meat Grinder

If you’re anything like me you have a lot of ideas. So much so that it can be hard to figure out what to execute on next. That’s when you need an idea meat grinder.
 
You use an idea meat grinder to find good ideas by filtering out all your bad ones. Take every idea and ask yourself some predefined questions about the concept. If the idea fails one question it’s filtered out and you should move on to the next one. The end resolute should be a nice pile of ideas to start executing on.

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Why Every Developer Needs To Learn How To Sell

Is there anything more frustrating than trying to accomplish a big goal and not being able to get others to buy into your vision?

As a software developer, it might seem strange to dedicate time to improving sales skills. Recently, though, I’ve noticed that the most successful software developers are great at selling at least one thing. They’re great at selling ideas.

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The meat grinder approach for startup ideas

I first heard of the meat grinder approach for finding startup ideas in a post by Tyler Tringas.

Tyler doesn’t try to find good business ideas. He uses the meat grinder approach to filter out all the bad ideas he has.

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Merry Christmas 2016

Here are a few of my favorite Christmas themed links for Software Developers.

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Software Soup

Software Soup

Today you can add Google maps to your application with a few lines of code. Just think about how crazy that is?

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Remembering how to listen as a tech community

Have you ever talked to someone who’s not listening to you?

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A Programmer’s invisible resistance

I’m sure as computer programmers you’ve felt resistance before.

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