One of the first corners new startups often make is skimping on unit testing for software products. The typical story is: Testing is expensive – we can add it later. Testing is the vendor’s problem. I expect zero defects, and I don’t care how the vendor gets there. Aside the fact that testing results in […]
Here’s a quick update on how WorkHere, my new startup is moving along.
When people challenge your business or product, don’t rush to assume that their questions are criticizing or judging you. A lot of time, questions are inconvenient because you aren’t prepared to answer it. “How are you going to deal with the competition?” doesn’t mean “Your product can’t compete.” “Your target market seems small” doesn’t mean you […]
Podcasts are still a thing. And if you are a founder, they might be a really good thing – especially if you like getting the story straight from the source. Here are some of the best that I’ve found and some of the best that my friends at SSG (StartupStudyGroup) have found: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders […]
Often in business, we create bizarre organizations where sales we insulate stakeholders from the makers. Most of the time, it’s protecting the engineers from customers. Other times, it’s protecting sales or management from an in-house sausage factory where things just are a little more messy and little more scary than we would like them to be.