All posts tagged life lessons

I just signed up for the Canadian Death Race on Aug 1. My body wants to nervously puke and poop all at the same time.

Luckily I’m training with my friends who’ve done it before. They’ve assured me that it will be a complete suffer-fest. I think their words of reassurance were something like: “you think you hurt now – just wait until hour 10 when everything from the neck down is just one big cramp.” Thanks. I’m also grateful […] Read More⇒

Startup Lessons Learned: Building highly iterative, fast-cycle startups with minimal waste. Simulcast in Vancouver Apr 23

On April 23, over 20 awesome speakers are going to get together in SF for the Startup Lessons Learned conference. Bootup Entrepreneurial Society has kindly decided to host the simulcast in their Gastown digs. Speakers include: Eric Ries (founder of the lean startup movement), Dave McClure (the foul-mouthed, opinionated, and obnoxiously right-most-of-the-time angel), the KISS […] Read More⇒

How to get to Inbox Zero with Gmail – Fast

I haven’t outsourced my inbox yet like Tim Ferriss has. I still do it myself. So every time I hit Inbox Zero, I thank my friend Alex Samuel from Social Signal for her tweeting about her own inbox zero success. I used to have 3000+ emails in my inbox and another 20,000 somewhere in the […] Read More⇒

Interesting reading: food that kills, augmented reality, death by board meeting, lazy people, and big ideas.

Jamie Oliver pleads with us to stop killing our kids with crappy food: www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html Blaise Aguera y Arcas will blow your mind with the next generation of augmented reality mapping tools. Makes Google Maps look like crayons and paper. www.ted.com/talks/blaise_aguera.html Running more effective board meetings. Not rocket science but good basic article.  www.cloudave.com/link/running-more-effective-board-meetings-at-startups It turns […] Read More⇒