My Favorite Books Read in 2014

I’ve read 60 books (so far) this year. These were my favorites. If you like these reviews, I’ll be launching a blog after the new year about the books that I’m reading. I’ll share details in an upcoming newsletter. If you don’t get my newsletter, you can subscriber here. How Music Works by David Byrne […]

Don’t Rely On Confidence Alone


You find yourself in a conference room with your product team. The white board is covered with sketches. You have an idea that everyone is excited about. You mapped it out. You have a plan. Your engineering team is anxious to get started. This is what makes building products fun – the appeal of the […]

The Power of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Good food? Gratitude? Friends and family? Yes, please. A few years ago I decided I didn’t want gratitude to be a once-a-year holiday. Instead I wanted to develop a daily habit. So I read about gratitude journals and tried to keep one. But it was hard for me to build the habit. […]