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 […]
Pro’s and con’s of working from a coffee shop
I’m going to be honest with you. I haven’t worked from a coffee shop in a long time. When I do it’s always a fun experience. Kind of a like a little “field trip” from work!
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.
Software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality
I recently watched an episode of FunFunFunction by MPJ. He was talking about why settings are evil. There was one concept from the video that I found interesting. The idea is that software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality.
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 […]
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, […]
Why You’re One Piece Of Content Away From Changing Your Life
“Everyone you know started off as an unknown until they did the thing that made them known.” —Gary Vaynerchuk I recently heard this idea from a highly successful businessman Gary Vaynerchuk and wanted to elaborate on its applicability for software developers. The concept is that you’re one piece of content away from changing your life.
How to Ace a Non-Technical Interview
In my experience, developers often overlook the non-technical interview. I’ve been the company culture guy during quite a few interviews. The task is simply to answer one question: “Is this person a good fit for our team?” Some have been great, and others have flopped. What do top developers do to ensure they’re hired?