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 […]
Three ideas worth sharing
I’ve been perusing the internet looking for an idea that I could steal. Something worth sharing with you here today on my blog. Something I could remix into my own thing.
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.
Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook : 10 Timeless Strategies To Market Anything
Ever wondered how you can you spread your ideas through social media? Gary Vaynerchuk answers this question and many more in his book Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook. This is another edition to my one page book summaries that I’ve started recently. This book is super tactical. The major platforms that this book talks about […]
The Algorithm For Success
Would it be crazy to say I’ve uncovered the algorithm for success? It was late at night, everyone had gone to sleep long ago. I was coding while trying my best to avoid burnout. I was unsuccessful.
When to Code for People Who Don’t Make Excuses
Anyone else struggling with committing to code every day? There’s no time for anything. At least that’s how it feels, doesn’t it? I’ve recently been implementing an X-Card strategy for writing. The basic idea is that I try to write a specific number of words each day for seven weeks. Every day that I do, […]
6 Work From Home Tips For Programmers
Just a few short years ago, working from home may have seemed out of reach for workers in some industries. Today, remote work is on the rise! In 2015, 23 percent of employees reported doing some of their work remotely. This is up from 19 percent in 2003, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]
How To Engineer Your ‘Lucky Break’
To most, luck is about rolling the dice, finding a dollar on the ground, or having all your tests pass after a last-minute code commit. Luck is given credit for many people’s struggles and accomplishments. Some use bad luck as a reason for their current failure. At the same time, some might credit good luck […]
What Software Developers Can Learn From Arnold Schwarzenegger
When you think of Arnold Schwarzenegger, software development probably doesn’t come to mind. Ok, I’m one hundred percent sure Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t come up during a normal discussion about software development. Arnold Schwarzenegger jumped from the bodybuilding stage to the silver screen, becoming one of the most prolific movie stars in history. He redefined the […]