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Repeating Our Mistakes

Let’s Stop Repeating Our Mistakes I had several product-related conversations today. And in each, it felt like I was repeating lessons that we all knew. The problem isn’t knowledge. It’s the mental shortcuts we make that put us in a…

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Ed Sheeran & Creativity

I don’t know if you know Ed Sheeran but I’m guessing you’ve heard one of his songs, with him singing, or something he’s authored for someone else. There’s no question he knows how to write songs – even if you…

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Uncanny Codes for WordPress

Recently my friend Veena offered a lifetime deal on Appsumo for Smart Quiz Builder. One of the things I thought was pretty cool was her ability to create all those “stackable codes” for Appsumo customers so that they could get…

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Retaining Your Top Talent

It’s Crazy Out There It’s never been harder to hire talented staff right now. Every person I know who is looking for work is finding work. And often multiple offers. Even crazier is that they’re getting offers that are incredible…

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Building Disposable Software

Disposable Software – The Concept Most of us, when building software, try to make it support or handle just about anything that it might face. We read bug reports, even for tiny edge cases, and we work to fix our…

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Your Most Valuable Skill

I grew up in what would be considered the center of middle class. We never had a problem getting food or paying the house payment. We always had a new outfit when school started. And there were two cars in…

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You Don’t Need Another Course

I know this is a crazy post to write – right as I’m getting ready to publish 9 courses on this site. But if you’ve been reading on this site long enough you know this is a pretty big pitch-free…

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