Pre-Pandemic Blog Archive

Consume less and produce more

Consume less and produce more

Resolutions suck.

You’re Fired

Steve Jobs never let things linger at Apple. For a big company there were some huge leaps taken in months time. The best products were big bets, but also fast bets, where years weren’t going to have been wasted if they’d failed.

Nail the experience beyond your product

“When you open the box of an iPhone or iPad, we want that tactile experience to set the tone for how you perceive the product.” – Steve Jobs

2014 Goals: 3X KickoffLabs, Travel, Read, Write, & Simplify

What if you could triple your income, work less, & travel to spend more time with your family? It’s possible.

Grading my 2013 Resolutions

I made a lot of resolutions public on this blog for 2013. Lets see how I did…

Paul Graham misquoted… but still wrong

Recently, Paul Graham was misquoted in an interview. Judging by the public reaction people believed he was some sort of sexist admissions officer that runs the Harvard of startups. Some people called for him to simply admit more women to change the face of startup founders at YC. But changing faces isn’t the problem.

Don’t stop moving

It’s hard to catch something that doesn’t stop moving. Just ask the hare.

Avoid Your Cave

It’s easy to get into a rut. We’re creatures of habit that crave routines. For me it’s easy to come in, help with customer support emails, try and optimize some part of our marketing, experiment with a new feature for hours on end and call it a day. I call this my cave.

Everyone Needs a Rabbit

I don’t know George, but he goes to the same Crossfit gym I’ve been frequenting. Competition, if you didn’t know, is a part of the Crossfit culture. Everyones scores for the days workout are posted on the whiteboard and on Facebook for everyone to see.

Resize, Create Thumbnails, and Watermark Images Easily on a Mac

We just shipped an update to our image picker on KickoffLabs. We made it simpler and added over 150 great images that can be used as landing page backgrounds!