BusinessOpinions

“The problem with replying to email, is that people reply back.”

BusinessOpinions

“First time founders are obsessed with product. Second time founders are obsessed with distribution.”

BusinessOpinions

“Life can be improved by adding, or by subtracting. The world pushes you to add, because that benefits them. But the secret is to focus on subtracting.”

BusinessOpinions

“The first step of becoming a leader is creating influence without authority.”

BusinessOpinions

“Writing is often the process by which you realize that you do not understand what you are talking about.”

BusinessTools

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BusinessOpinions

“MailChimp was a side-project for 6 years. Todoist was a side-project for 4 years. Basecamp took 2 years before it was paying their salaries. Maybe the rest of us shouldn’t be in such a hurry.”

BusinessOpinions

“MailChimp was a side-project for 6 years. Todoist was a side-project for 4 years. Basecamp took 2 years before it was paying their salaries. Maybe the rest of us shouldn’t be in such a hurry.”

BusinessOpinions

“Being good at product is being good at people.”

BusinessOpinions

“A surprisingly large part of having expertise in a topic is not so much knowing everything about it but learning the language and sources well enough to be extremely efficient in google searches.”

BusinessOpinions

“No amount of software, no matter the combination of features, will ever handle project management properly. Project management is an unsolvable problem.”

BusinessOpinions

“When you hire a professional, you pay a lot now. When you hire an amateur, you pay a lot later.”

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“Software is about to eat the physical office. Remote work will simply become ‘work’.”

BusinessOpinions

“Hire people who are nice. That’s it. Nice people get along with other nice people. They build trust quickly. They look out for each other…”

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“It’s unfortunate that the default response when somebody changes their mind is often ‘gotcha!’ or ‘told ya!’. A changing mind should be met with praise, not scorn.”

BusinessOpinions

“I don’t think tech folks quite understand how pervasive remote work has become. It’s not even a debate anymore, it’s a full on revolution.”

BusinessTrends

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BusinessOpinions

“Remote work is not the future. Aside from communication overhead, the effects of extended periods without significant human interaction and staying at home all day on mental health is vastly underestimated.”

BusinessOpinions

“Email is the next big thing. We’re finally realizing just how precious these open standards were all along. Your way around walled-garden parasites goes through email.”