Collection of weekly blog posts written between 2018 and 2020

100th Post

Jun 16, 2020 · 2 min read
A ceramics teacher starts grading her students on the quantity of work. The result is better work.
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Jun 10, 2020 · 2 min read
FUQs are research questions that cannot be answered by running a controlled experiment.
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Fast Teams Who Write Tests

Jun 3, 2020 · 2 min read
Test writing is often the first thing to go out of the window when deadlines start approaching and the pressure to deliver begins to grow.
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Early Delivery of Usable Software

May 25, 2020 · 2 min read
You are taking a risk when you don't ship anything usable early on in a software project.
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Technical Debt

May 18, 2020 · 2 min read
At some point of their history, tech giants such as Microsoft and Amazon have had to implement a feature freeze because of technical debt.
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What I Learned from Interviewing Founders of Digital Agencies

May 10, 2020 · 3 min read
Your network is your biggest asset when starting out.
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Unexpected Lessons from Lean Startup

May 4, 2020 · 3 min read
Lean Startup was first published almost ten years ago but it still contains lessons that you might not have heard about.
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Billiard Balls and Predictability

Apr 28, 2020 · 2 min read
After sixth or seventh ball collision you have to calculate the gravitational forces of the audience in order to predict ball movement reliably.
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Social Distancing and Habits

Apr 21, 2020 · 2 min read
What are the new habits you need to build to adapt to the social distancing activities caused by COVID-19?
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Tactical and Strategic Selling

Apr 15, 2020 · 1 min read
Tactical and strategic selling are about providing relevant information for your client and helping your contact communicate about your services to their peers
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Prototypes: Low- to High-Fidelity

Apr 5, 2020 · 1 min read
One of Irene Au's design lessons is to move from low- to high-fidelity prototypes as your project progresses.
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Ryan Holiday's Notecard System

Mar 29, 2020 · 2 min read
Would you like to retain more of every book you read?
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Marginal Gains and Things to Consider

Mar 23, 2020 · 2 min read
You can gain competitive advantage by looking for small opportunities but there are some things you need to take into account with this strategy.
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What Software Developers Can Learn from Range

Mar 16, 2020 · 3 min read
David Epstein's Range is the antithesis of the 10,000 hour rule.
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Weirdness Budget

Mar 9, 2020 · 1 min read
When you are building a product, you should avoid making things any weirder than they need to be
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Lean Startup, Kanban, and Validation

Mar 2, 2020 · 3 min read
Lean Startup introduces a fourth column to our kanban boards: validated
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New Podcast: 0-100

Feb 26, 2020 · 2 min read
I started a podcast on how to start your own digital agency.
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Wrong Analytics

Feb 19, 2020 · 2 min read
Teams might be better off by not allocating any resources to analytics than to get real data on how their product is being used.
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