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John Saddington
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Building the right type of organizational culture requires the right people that will instill the right type of  behaviors, practices, and thus, productivity.
Building the right type of organizational culture requires the right people that will instill the right type of  behaviors, practices, and thus, productivity. I’ve discovered that when you create the right type of culture you don’t actually ever have to ask for things like “overtime” or working on the weekends, besides the fact that it … Continue reading Ow via Leaders
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I wax a bit of philosophy with Jason Hobbs on his new vlog and podcast.
I wax a bit of philosophy with Jason Hobbs on his new vlog and podcast. Check it out here, and thanks Jason for inviting me on! Sorry about the lighting! I’ve shared this perspective already here too. Related
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via another Guest Post on Media Temple: The last thing that any tool or technological advancement should do is spend more time than is absolutely critical and necessary. At the same time, it is your responsibility to ensure that you’ve chosen the best…
via another Guest Post on Media Temple: The last thing that any tool or technological advancement should do is spend more time than is absolutely critical and necessary. At the same time, it is your responsibility to ensure that you’ve chosen the best tools and utilities for the job. Read the full post here. Related
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The experience of using Desk has always been a central theme and focus for everything that I do. When I first introduced “themes” in v1.2 (or user experience options), I wanted to make sure that it was simple and focused.
The experience of using Desk has always been a central theme and focus for everything that I do. When I first introduced "themes" in v1.2 (or user experience options), I wanted to make sure that it...
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Boy, do I love that:
Boy, do I love that: And then there’s this via Mark Suster: No answers are obvious or everybody would be doing these things. I am amazed at how some entrepreneurial teams dither. I watch founders who want to get “air cover” for hard decisions by getting too much input from their teams or boards. I … Continue reading Conviction > Consensus
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I have discovered this plain and simple fact: Discipline is of far greater use and has a much wider (and deeper) level of utility than passion.
I have discovered this plain and simple fact: Discipline is of far greater use and has a much wider (and deeper) level of utility than passion. The reason is because most of the things that I’m passionate about actually change, if that makes sense. But, more importantly, it’s too hard to know the difference at times between what I’m … Continue reading Discipline is a Greater Utility than Passion
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Continuing on with my updates (and this is the last one) of the new screens for version 2.0, below you’ll see some of the notification windows as well as a better Search and Replace.
Continuing on with my updates (and this is the last one) of the new screens for version 2.0, below you'll see some of the notification windows as well as a better Search and Replace.
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I introduced tables a little while back and making this experience a good one has been tough. Sometimes the hardest things to do from a technical and development standpoint appear the easiest. I suppose that’s the magic of software engineering.
I introduced tables a little while back and making this experience a good one has been tough. Sometimes the hardest things to do from a technical and development standpoint appear the easiest. I su...
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Finding the right “fit” for culture is hard and it’s not a perfect science by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, it’s more of an art and it takes time, practice, and a host of other things to make it all work together.
Finding the right “fit” for culture is hard and it’s not a perfect science by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, it’s more of an art and it takes time, practice, and a host of other things to make it all work together. The most important thing, though, is honesty and transparency in the … Continue reading Interviewing for Culture Fit
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Continuing on and sharing some more screens and designs for version 2.0, here’s a look at what the WordPress interface and experience will look like:
Continuing on and sharing some more screens and designs for version 2.0, here's a look at what the WordPress interface and experience will look like:
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The slow grind of building software is just that – it can be a really slow grind. There are times when you feel like you’re not making any progress and there are times when you just sit quietly in front of the computer screen and… nothing… happens… for……
The slow grind of building software is just that - it can be a really slow grind. There are times when you feel like you're not making any progress and there are times when you just sit quietly in ...
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An interesting resource to help others figure out their career path, especially engineers and/or designers. The first two, What should I do with my life? and How should I think about my career? are particularly useful.
An interesting resource to help others figure out their career path, especially engineers and/or designers. The first two, What should I do with my life? and How should I think about my career? are particularly useful. One of the best things about being alive today is that there is so much information freely available about the whats and … Continue reading Breakout Career Advice
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    Chief Communications Officer, 2015 - present
    Excitement grows when more people know: http://assembly.com
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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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  • 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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