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San Francisco, California
joined 8 months ago
engineer. dad. filmmaker. writer. coach.
October 20, 2020
The Cost of Carrying Health Benefits
I shared this via a tweet this morning and I wanted to share it here as well: One of the more surprising things that new / first-time founders encounter as the…
October 20, 2020
What is Your Kick?
This is essentially the only so-called “strategy” that I really have (via David Perell): > The internet rewards consistency. B+ content with A+ consistency is o…
October 16, 2020
Chief Positivity Officer
Hey friend, It’s been a rough week… I won’t even lie. For instance… I had some (melo)dramatic ideas like nuking the entire company and firing everybody. You kno…
October 13, 2020
Feedback on an Unsub?
After kicking off a new email newsletter I have started to grow and break through some early goals as well as experiencing `unsubscribes`, per the usual. Now, w…
October 7, 2020
The (Emotional) Journey is Inevitable
A few years back I posted about the emotional journey of creating anything great and the graphic has been picked up in University textbooks, workshops, and more…
October 6, 2020
Growth Goals for New Email Newsletters
It's crazy to think that I had shared our "soft launch" here on IH just a few days ago! Since then, we've gone on to destroy our original growth goals and have …
October 5, 2020
Getting Newsletter Feedback: Worth It
Getting feedback on your newsletter can feel, at times, like pulling teeth! And, despite the years of experience that I have building and launching email newsle…
October 2, 2020
Build, Test, and Launch an Email Newsletter From Scratch
Hey friends! This is via my first newsletter deep-dive and I thought there would be nothing better than sharing the entire process of how I built, tested, and l…
October 1, 2020
Know When to Cut Losses and Move On
Exactly: > But here is something else about Jobs and the Cube that speaks not of failure but why he was a successful leader. Once it was clear that his Cube was…
September 30, 2020
The Org is My Product
In the dwindling hours of 2019 I found myself going back and forth with my brother about where I was at with the business and how I felt about the `restart`. As…
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