Thursday, March 6, 2014
At the end of every work day, before my head hits the pillow, I document all major objectives and accomplishments by day in a file called ~/sweller.plan.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Ah, the good ole Internet of Things. Its catchy name leads a whole bunch of people to describe it as “the future of the Internet” and other overly-generalized ideas...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Since I posted my Seed VC Decision Tree, one of the most frequent requests I’ve gotten is to define what makes an “awesome founder”. I’ve hesitated to define this...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
I’ve commonly heard entrepreneurs recite some version of “I don’t want to waste too much time fundraising because it will distract me from building my business, so I’ll only talk...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
The short version: the below graphic is the latest incarnation of my marketing technology landscape supergraphic (click for a high-resolution 2600×1950 version, 4.7MB). It represents...
Monday, December 23, 2013
I was recently talking with another member of LinkedIn’s founding team. It’s been awhile since we worked together on a daily basis so a lot was just general catch up, but one of...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Do you remember your job search in college without LinkedIn or the Internet for that matter (I know, anyone under 40 didn’t have this experience)? At my alma mater (Bowdoin College...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Startup founders have so much invested in their company that it can cloud the way they think about competition. Sometimes you can be too paranoid and get way too focused on...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
I have been working on passive and non-passive mobile tracking for the majority of my career. Up until this point, I have always felt that the majority of all tracking solutions...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
I continue to be on a kick towards better and more systematic decision-making. One exercise I’ve tried is to codify my mental decision-tree for early stage investing. Essentially, it is the...