It’s not easy, bein’ lean

If you’re tired of hearing about Lean Startups I recommend giving Fred’s post a quick read. It addresses most of the criticisms you may have heard. My only negative observation is that “being lean” is an old idea that Eric Ries has done a great job of explaining anew. When I led search on the Yahoo homeContinue reading “It’s not easy, bein’ lean”

Pivot. Communicate.

It’s been a long week. Starbucks finally announced my main project. I’ve been juggling calls with both India and California, taking care of the dog-in-law, and not sleeping much. We’re building a new kind of web UI on top of a lot of complicated technology platforms (location detection, a content management system, etc.). It’s aContinue reading “Pivot. Communicate.”