How to find and hire a personal assistant

How to find and hire a personal assistant

Virtual assistants have been a hot and contentious topic since Tim Ferriss’s The Four Hour Work Week (aff link) came out ten years ago. I first read it in December 2008 but the virtual assistant thing struck me as “Oh that’s nice but not realistic” because I was working a 9-5 and was 24 years old. […]

2018: The Year of No “Hustle”

2018: The Year of No “Hustle”

Is anyone else in the tech world super tired of being told to “hustle”? Are you also incredibly tired of “X ways to scale your company SUPER FAST RIGHT NOW!” posts that seem to proliferate across publications like Medium and Forbes? Don’t get me wrong, there are some incredibly good tech publications out there, like […]

The Power of a Coach (TED talk)

The Power of a Coach (TED talk)

Today I finally watched a TED talk that I’ve been meaning to watch entitled “Want to get great at something? Get a coach.” I’ve embedded it below, followed by a short video I did earlier this year about why every professional needs a coach. I wanted to watch this video because for the last few […]

Popular vs Effective

Popular vs Effective

Today I saw a tweetstorm from someone I respect in the consulting space who was essentially saying that as a leader or an executive, your job is to make change happen, not to be popular. He went on in that to tell the story of doing away with a margarita cart “tradition” on his team […]