How I Generated Revenue Before Production 💰

Happy Friday!As the week closes I was thinking about a business I started with my wife in 2015 that we ultimately put on hold, until recently.A few years prior to that Lean Startup was all the rage, and people were talking about how to do it, and lik...

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Jul 30, 2021
Reflecting On Career Coaching 🤔

Happy Friday!In the past few of my emails, I've mentioned my first ever online course to help tech folk get the jobs they want and negotiate better. I've got something that might interest you at the bottom as it relates to that.For now, though, I was...

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Jul 23, 2021
Testing a Ball of Mud 🚛

Happy Friday!I gave a talk for a conference late last month and there were 195 attendees! I gave a talk on a topic I bump into all the time which is when there is a codebase that is a clumsy, awkward codebase, and how do you start testing it so you c...

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Jul 16, 2021
Team Metrics I Use 📈

Hi there,You might notice this email is coming to you a little later than normal. Its just one of those days. I'm taking my son camping this weekend so I've been getting all the gear ready for that.Before I go further, thanks for the people who volun...

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Jul 09, 2021
A Small Secret That Motivates Teams 🤐

Hi there,I have finally completed something that I've wanted to do for a few months, but with selling the house and moving I had to put it on hold. I'll share that with you at the end.Okay, so I was thinking about a client I had a number of years ago...

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Jul 02, 2021