On Communicating

6. Prepare your intent. A little preparation goes a long way toward saying what you wanted to say and having a conversation achieve its intended impact. Don’t prepare a speech; develop an understanding of what the focus of a conversation needs to be (in order for people to hear the message) and how you willContinue reading “On Communicating”

The Compass and the Clock

Our struggle to put first things first can be characterized by the contrast between two powerful tools that direct us: the clock and the compass.  The clock represents our commitments, appointments, schedules, goals, activities — what we do with, and how we manage our time.  The compass represents our vision, values, principles, mission, conscience, directionContinue reading “The Compass and the Clock”

SaaS, Software & Startups: Productivity hacks of a startup dad

I don’t think you have to be a parent to appreciate this. sahilparikh: sahilparikh-blog: “Live for today because yesterday is gone and tomorrow is unknown.” – Anonymous I have a two year old daughter and a startup. Over the last couple of years I have come to value a balanced life. Most startup stories wouldContinue reading “SaaS, Software & Startups: Productivity hacks of a startup dad”