October 24, 2019

Gone full time

Ernie Leseberg @erniel

I made the decision about 8 weeks ago to go full time on EML Sports and leave my secure corporate job. So today is that first day.

It seems strange after so many years to now go full time but the idea that this could work as a legitimate business has stayed with me, and I don't want to regret in the future that I never gave it a legitimate go.

In the last week or so I have been surveying current users to dig into their current views of the systems and what their needs are for the future. The feedback is a mix of good and bad, and not been unexpected.

The plan now is:

  • make the system flexible enough it can be used across a wider range of sports
  • administration to be much more self service. Until now most setup has required my involvement which is not scalable
  • do some real marketing and promotion
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