Posted on August 12, 2021
Making the jump during a pandemic was daunting but there is just something about startups.
Linkedin got updated months ago and the move came even before that, but incase you missed it, in April 2021 I left Amazon after three mostly successful years. Nothing here is news, but a reflection after some of the raw emotion of the decision has worn off.
The Lost Year: A Failed Experiment to Switch Away From Mac
Fed up with the Apple Keyboard, I bought a ThinkPad, installed Linux, and promptly decided that I hated computers. full post »
SDR Value Calculator: How to determine if a Sales Development Rep will bring value to your company
Does your organization generate enough leads and close enough deals to benefit from an SDR? This calculator can help you estimate the numbers you'll need.
Equity Calculator: Is it even possible for this startup deal to make me rich?
Looking at an early stage deal? Find out how much that early equity stake grows with the business.
Layout comprehensives in an agile process
Pictures may be worth a 1,000 words, but don't assume they are the right ones full post »
Another new Manager Challenge: Managers Have a More Stakeholders
Bad managers never shift from the mindset of an individual contributor. Great managers broaden the number of stakeholders when making decisions. full post »
Self-Evaluating Success as a Manager
In the first part of my series on understanding the difference between management and contribution, I focus on the challenges of evaluating success. full post »