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Simple methods: the triage board December 14, 2014

Some of my most productive business tools are the simplest. Take the triage board. It’s a whiteboard that hangs over my desk that has a list of my current projects, with magnets marking what I’m working on next. Weekly I erase the board and re-prioritize my projects, and daily I scribble notes and move the […]


Starting a blog, from a startup November 22, 2014

It’s difficult to write when immersed in a small business, especially when that business is a side venture. Time and energy are limited, and the overhead of setting things up seems far from the important task of finding clients, designing new products, and making the business work. But not writing is worse, as the experience […]