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Motivating people

I Want My Name: People motivation. I think when you start a company, you go into it thinking that with the right product and the right compensation, everything will just work out. The brand will grow, people will be happy, yada yada yada. But what I&#...
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The Blogroll: Week 10

I Want My Name: If you’re asking “what the heck am I looking at?”, here’s a primer. Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know. Alexandra Schwartz - Improving Ourselves to Death Survival in the hyp...
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Getting back on track

I Want My Name: Life happens to everyone. Sometimes things are great, and sometimes your kids get sick on Saturday morning and force you into round-the-clock parent mode until Tuesday night. You know… normal stuff. But depending on your definiti...
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The Blogroll: Week 9

I Want My Name: If you’re asking “what the heck am I looking at?”, here’s a primer. Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know. Ley’s talk from ElixirConfEU is on YouTube now, so go… wa...
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Putting a stop to status-meeting hell

I Want My Name: There’s an impulse people have — particularly early in their careers — to make it known how useful they are. It’s the impulse that turns potentially productive meetings into status updates, and it shows up in ev...
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The Blogroll: Week 8

I Want My Name: If you’re asking “what the heck am I looking at?”, here’s a primer. Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know. * Ben Thompson - Open, Closed, and Privacy And, while GDPR advocates ...
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Jack White as a brand

I Want My Name: Kevin last week sent me this message, “Jack White was so good on SNL.” Since my bedtime has moved to ~ 8pm since children entered my life (no joke), I hadn’t seen it yet, so I pulled it up on my big TV and took a seat...
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The Blogroll: Week 7

I Want My Name: If you’re asking “what the heck am I looking at?”, here’s a primer. Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know. * Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus - Who Am I Buying This ...
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