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John Saddington
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I love doing my meetings while walking – I’m burning a hole in the floor in our local offices here in Atlanta.
I love doing my meetings while walking – I’m burning a hole in the floor in our local offices here in Atlanta. My meetings, though, I believe are much more productive (and less stressful). ;) Like this:Like Loading... Related
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Write hard and clear about what hurts. Hemingway once said that. I like that a lot.
Write hard and clear about what hurts. Hemingway once said that. I like that a lot. I feel like I have learned to do this over time. I have come to understand that writing only works when it is honest and true. Most of us self-edit that stuff out which, consequently, reduces the effectiveness of the … Continue reading Hard and Clear
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Might be one of the scariest videos I’ve seen in a long time. I think I may entirely ban the use of cell phone devices while driving for my children when they get their licenses…
Might be one of the scariest videos I’ve seen in a long time. I think I may entirely ban the use of cell phone devices while driving for my children when they get their licenses… Like this:Like Loading... Related
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I'm hoping driverless cars are commonplace by the time my boys are old enough to drive. 12 more years Google. 12 more years!
I really wish Apple and other manufacturers would build in a car mode, similar to airplane mode that would limit the phone's functionality when in the car.
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I’m so glad I shared something intelligible. That was a long and rough week, if I recall it correctly. It’s only just recently that I’ve realized how much I’ve held myself back. But I had a lot of growing up to do over the past few years. Though I’m sure…
I’m so glad I shared something intelligible. That was a long and rough week, if I recall it correctly. It’s only just recently that I’ve realized how much I’ve held myself back. But I had a lot of growing up to do over the past few years. Though I’m sure it could have been “better” … Continue reading The Internet Rewards Doers
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This seems like very affordable advice these days. Maintaining authentic and real relationships is really difficult. And when I say “authentic” and “real” I’m talking about exactly those types of relationships – not anything less than per definition.
This seems like very affordable advice these days. Maintaining authentic and real relationships is really difficult. And when I say “authentic” and “real” I’m talking about exactly those types of relationships – not anything less than per definition. I know a few people who manage to maintain a ton of relationships really well at depths that seem … Continue reading Less Friends, Less Bullshit
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I’ve been a customer of MediaTemple for 2,436 days (since July 24, 2008) and didn’t give up on them despite some periods of rocky growth and instability. I just felt like, among the many other hosting services that I use, that they were a really cool…
I’ve been a customer of MediaTemple for 2,436 days (since July 24, 2008) and didn’t give up on them despite some periods of rocky growth and instability. I just felt like, among the many other hosting services that I use, that they were a really cool company and that they were making the right types of … Continue reading MediaTemple: Since 2008
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Last year, this month, I had just barely begun to grow and hire for our new code schools launching in Atlanta and Charleston. We had made a few offers and were putting the teams together as best as we possibly could. I was obsessed with making sure that…
Last year, this month, I had just barely begun to grow and hire for our new code schools launching in Atlanta and Charleston. We had made a few offers and were putting the teams together as best as we possibly could. I was obsessed with making sure that we were finding the right job for … Continue reading A Growing Team, A Year Later
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Hah. Startups, in reality:
Hah. Startups, in reality: So there’s that. [HT to Sally who knows that I love Power Rangers.] Like this:Like Loading... Related
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That is my FAVORITE gif!!!  I've used it in a blog post before. LOLZ
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via Tony Hsieh (in an internal memo to staff): Therefore, there will be a special version of “the offer” on a company-wide scale, in which each employee will be offered at least 3 months severance (and up to 3 months of COBRA reimbursement for benefits)…
via Tony Hsieh (in an internal memo to staff): Therefore, there will be a special version of “the offer” on a company-wide scale, in which each employee will be offered at least 3 months severance (and up to 3 months of COBRA reimbursement for benefits) if he/she feels that self-management, self-organization, and our Best Customers Strategy … Continue reading Rip the Bandaid
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So, no matter what you’re launching, always let people give you their email address. Never turn away interested users. via @vanstee. A decent and quick read about capturing emails along the way.
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via Peter De Vries: I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning. I love this because I believe it, 100%.
via Peter De Vries: I write when I’m inspired, and I see to it that I’m inspired at nine o’clock every morning. I love this because I believe it, 100%. There is a sweet and perfect combination between the love and passion that you have for your work and the dedication and commitment that you give … Continue reading Nine Every Morning
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Ha! As I go through the huge (and growing) list of wants / needs / desires / nice-to-haves / wishful-thinking ideas for continued development I’m trying to determine, as best as I can, which ones are going to be purely cosmetic in nature and those that…
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    Developer, 2013 - present
    Simple desktop publishing. ~~~> http://desk.pm
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    Investing in people and great ideas! ~~~> http://theironyard.com
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i like the internet.
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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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