December 2007 Archives

evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea
evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea — Evan Williams attempts...
December 31, 2007 - 42 words,

evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea
evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea — Evan Williams attempts...
December 31, 2007 - 42 words,

evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea
evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea — Evan Williams attempts...
December 31, 2007 - 42 words,

evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea
evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea — Evan Williams attempts...
December 31, 2007 - 42 words,

evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea
evhead: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea — Evan Williams attempts...
December 31, 2007 - 42 words,

Daily Reading from December 30, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. An Inconvenient Year — Dave Barry reviews the...
December 30, 2007 - 19 words,

Daily Reading from December 29, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. RIAA suing citizen for copying legally purchased CDs...
December 29, 2007 - 76 words,

Daily Reading from December 28, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Patent Holders Against Software Patents...
December 28, 2007 - 13 words,

Daily Reading from December 27, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. The Google Enigma — Nick Carr on Google’s...
December 27, 2007 - 179 words,

Draconian licensing makes piracy attractive
Microsoft’s distinction between OEM and retail versions of Windows is enough to drive one to piracy.
December 26, 2007 - 480 words, 4 comments

Daily Reading from December 26, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. IBM Poopheads say LAMP Users Need to "grow...
December 26, 2007 - 177 words,

Daily Reading from December 25, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Top 10 Javascripts for Image Manipulation | Blog...
December 25, 2007 - 42 words,

Daily Reading from December 24, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Success & Motivation...
December 24, 2007 - 11 words,

Debunking predictions
Read/Write Web’s authors have some goofy predictions.
December 24, 2007 - 987 words,

Daily Reading from December 23, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. A First Look at Amazon SimpleDB - Open...
December 23, 2007 - 280 words,

Daily Reading from December 22, 2007
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. From the Department of Bad Ideas Describe Your...
December 22, 2007 - 317 words

Just do it
We once spent well over one million dollars to decide which $20k software package to buy.
December 21, 2007 - 397 words, 1 comment

How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster
How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster — Engadget shows how to modify a popcorn...
December 19, 2007 - 33 words,

How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster
How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster — Engadget shows how to modify a popcorn...
December 19, 2007 - 33 words,

How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster
How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster — Engadget shows how to modify a popcorn...
December 19, 2007 - 33 words,

How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster
How-To: Make a popcorn popper coffee roaster — Engadget shows how to modify a popcorn...
December 19, 2007 - 33 words,

PHP AdSense account monitor
PHP AdSense account monitor — PHP class for scraping reports from your AdSense account....
December 19, 2007 - 14 words,

PHP AdSense account monitor
PHP AdSense account monitor — PHP class for scraping reports from your AdSense account....
December 19, 2007 - 14 words,

PHP AdSense account monitor
PHP AdSense account monitor — PHP class for scraping reports from your AdSense account....
December 19, 2007 - 14 words,

PHP AdSense account monitor
PHP AdSense account monitor — PHP class for scraping reports from your AdSense account....
December 19, 2007 - 14 words,

Financing Innovation
Financing Innovation — A step-by-step guide to creating a business plan and seeking funding for...
December 19, 2007 - 18 words,

Financing Innovation
Financing Innovation — A step-by-step guide to creating a business plan and seeking funding for...
December 19, 2007 - 18 words,

Off Target for Aqua Media
Selling targeted services through spam. Ah, the irony.
December 4, 2007 - 1148 words, 9 comments

Anatomy of a player: Tim Lincecum
Anatomy of a player: Tim Lincecum — A look at Timmy the Mighty through the...
December 3, 2007 - 18 words,

Anatomy of a player: Tim Lincecum
Anatomy of a player: Tim Lincecum — A look at Timmy the Mighty through the...
December 3, 2007 - 18 words,

Anatomy of a player: Tim Lincecum
Anatomy of a player: Tim Lincecum — A look at Timmy the Mighty through the...
December 3, 2007 - 18 words,

Pins and Needles
Vonage has a new security feature. And don’t you forget it.
December 3, 2007 - 222 words, 2 comments

Acquia
Acquia — Druapl founder Dries Buytaert starts a company to provide Drupal consulting and infrastructure...
December 1, 2007 - 16 words,

Recently

Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s
Are 1:1s confidential? (Jan 2)
Is the discussion that occurs in a 1:1 confidential, even if no agreed in the meeting to keep it so?
Skip-level 1:1s are your hidden superpower (Jan 1)
Holding 1:1s with peers and with people far below you on the reporting chain will open your eyes up to what’s really going on in your business.
Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team? (Dec 28)
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1? (Dec 23)
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.

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