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John Saddington
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I love everything about Fred’s post this morning, especially this: … if people believe in you and your plan and have a role to play in it, they will put up with a lot of other stuff. Isn’t that the truth?
I love everything about Fred’s post this morning, especially this: … if people believe in you and your plan and have a role to play in it, they will put up with a lot of other stuff. Isn’t that the truth? The reality is that if the mission and purpose is strong and there is … Continue reading A Role and a Roadmap
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An incredible presentation on some of the fundamental things that have changed, especially since I started first learning the technical-side of that world.
An incredible presentation on some of the fundamental things that have changed, especially since I started first learning the technical-side of that world. Why SEO That Used to Work, Fails from Rand Fishkin   In fact, it’s been more than 4 years since I wrote this epic blog series on SEO and most of this isn’t … Continue reading SEO Has Changed
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I’m currently checking out the new Default WordPress Theme for the next upcoming release (and calendar year): Twenty Sixteen. You can read the announce here.
I’m currently checking out the new Default WordPress Theme for the next upcoming release (and calendar year): Twenty Sixteen. You can read the announce here. I’ve been using the “Default” themes for quite some time and I really appreciate the work that gets done on them. I’ve really enjoyed using Twenty Fifteen for a while and … Continue reading Testing Out Twenty Sixteen Theme
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I’ve interviewing quite a bit in the last few weeks as I’ve been searching for my next exciting adventure. It’s been tough simply because there are so many great companies doing so many exciting things out here in the Bay Area and every company is…
I’ve interviewing quite a bit in the last few weeks as I’ve been searching for my next exciting adventure. It’s been tough simply because there are so many great companies doing so many exciting things out here in the Bay Area and every company is attempting to do “life changing” and “world changing” things. As … Continue reading Respect the Work Ethic
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Working through the last few bits and getting ready to submit v2.0 to the store. Just have to wait on some final access for Evernote which is a new integration that’s been baked in!
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Seriously appreciate this neat review by Technovore! I can’t wait for him and everyone else to take a look at v2.0 when it arrives soon!
Seriously appreciate this neat review by Technovore! I can't wait for him and everyone else to take a look at v2.0 when it arrives soon!
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Last night, after a few days of working on preparing the binary and weeks of debugging, testing, and finalizing… and months of hard work, I was able to submit version 2.0 to the store. And, of course, the two other apps affectionately called Desk MD…
Last night, after a few days of working on preparing the binary and weeks of debugging, testing, and finalizing... and months of hard work, I was able to submit version 2.0 to the store. And, of co...
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I’m digging the story behind Flarum and how it’s been a few years in the making.
I’m digging the story behind Flarum and how it’s been a few years in the making. It’s pretty and it’s fast… and it’s open source. That’s legit. Related
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Startups should be blogging, entrepreneurs should be blogging too. FastCo’s post here says it pretty simply. I love this quote by Paul Graham:
Startups should be blogging, entrepreneurs should be blogging too. FastCo’s post here says it pretty simply. I love this quote by Paul Graham: Writing doesn’t just communicate ideas; it generates them. This couldn’t be more true, especially for me. The best ideas have come from me writing them down, sometimes in complete thought but more … Continue reading Entrepreneurs and Blogging
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This is a good reminder and something worth reviewing:
This is a good reminder and something worth reviewing: Accountability: Admits mistakes (or when wrong) Accepts responsibility for behaviors, attitudes, and values Safety: Refusing to intimidate or manipulate Respecting physical space Expressing self non-violently Honesty: Communicates openly and truthfully Support: Support each others choices Being understanding Offering encouragement Listening non-judgmentally Cooperation: Asking not expecting A...
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Hah. There are some that really need to learn this stuff…
Hah. There are some that really need to learn this stuff… Related
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The biggest problems and challenges for any growing company are always related to staffing. There’s a natural priority here as you may think that getting the product right is first but without great people in place you’ll never actually get there.
The biggest problems and challenges for any growing company are always related to staffing. There’s a natural priority here as you may think that getting the product right is first but without great people in place you’ll never actually get there. Therefore, solving the human capital component is absolutely critical and making sure you have the right … Continue reading Solve this Problem
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    Chief Communications Officer, 2015 - present
    Excitement grows when more people know: http://assembly.com
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    Developer, 1982 - present
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Startup founder, enterprise executive, award-winning indie developer, life-long blogger, educator, hacker, husband, parent, and coach. If I'm not building the next big thing then I'm investing in those that are.
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the internet is my playground.
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  • Dallas Theological Seminary
    M. Biblical Studies, M. Christian Ed., 2006 - 2013
    Behavioral science, psychology, & management. A little techno-anthropology.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Science, Technology and Culture, 2001 - 2005
    Design psychology and post-modern philosophy. WTF?!
  • The Bolles School
    Degree in How School Sucks, 1997 - 2001
    There are few words that adequately describe this experience.
  • American School in Japan
    Degree in Hard Knocks, 1994 - 1997
    I loved Tokyo more than school.
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