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Friday, July 10, 2020
The unpaid labor of female founders — and how this puts businesses at risk

The unpaid labor of female founders — and how this puts...

The unpaid labour of women is not new news. UN Women states: From cooking and cleaning… to taking care of children and the elderly, women carry out at least two and a half times more unpaid household and care work than men. As a result, they have less time to engage in …paid labour. Women’s…
5 metrics SaaS startups must watch to keep revenue on track

5 metrics SaaS startups must watch to keep revenue on track

After an unprecedented bull run for 11 years, SaaS businesses are faced with a lot of uncertainty as they overcome the business impact of the global pandemic.  There is no fixed path ahead. The truths of each Monday are recalibrated by next Friday. In the current scenario, agility is critical. You must look at the…
7 telling signs you’ve got a product/market fit

7 telling signs you’ve got a product/market fit

This article was originally published by Lenny Rachitsky as issue 25 of his newsletter. You can read the original piece here, and sign up to the newsletter here.  The only thing that matters is getting to product/market fit. — Marc Andreessen I’ve noticed that most people (including myself) have only a vague grasp on what Product/Market Fit actually is.…
Every tech founder needs LEGO to keep sane

Every tech founder needs LEGO to keep sane

Anyone reading this will likely know that working in a technology startup or scaleup is as stressful as it is rewarding. Regardless of whether you’re a founder, a leader, or an employee, the likelihood is that you’ll be juggling a ton of work and possibly even wearing several different hats. For David Gurle, a reputable…
3 personal growth tips I’ve learned in my 12 years as a developer

3 personal growth tips I’ve learned in my 12 years as...

My first real job in programming started on July 5, 2007, which means I have just over twelve years of experience as I write this. It’s a lot more than nothing, but probably not much more than something. Ten years seems to be about the right amount of time to get good at something, though…
How my amateur woodwork made me a better CEO

How my amateur woodwork made me a better CEO

Boris is the wise ol’ CEO of TNW who writes a weekly column on everything about being an entrepreneur in tech — from managing stress to embracing awkwardness. You can get his musings straight to your inbox by signing up for his newsletter! Whenever I have a free moment during weekends, I like to build…
7 ways businesses can value black lives (beyond social media posts)

7 ways businesses can value black lives (beyond social media posts)

After a black bird-watcher filmed a white dog-walker on May 25 calling the police on him in response to his request she obey the dog-leash laws in the Ramble woodlands area of Central Park, New York, the video went viral. “I’m going to tell them there’s an African American man threatening my life”, Amy Cooper…
A step-by-step guide to becoming a better engineering manager

A step-by-step guide to becoming a better engineering manager

The typical job description for many engineering manager roles is action-packed. It is a mix of hands-on coding, technical leadership and decision making, process and project management, product oversight, people management, finding and hiring talent… the list goes on. In our work, we deal with both technical and people systems: we support individual engineers’ growth;…
How to build resilience into your company culture while remote

How to build resilience into your company culture while remote

If I were to choose one word to define 2020 so far, it would be resilience. Others might describe it as “challenging.” And most people probably would choose more explicit four-letter words. From bushfires to pandemics, we can all agree it’s been a rocky first quarter. One of the most significant recent changes is the…
9 tips to help you negotiate the salary you want

9 tips to help you negotiate the salary you want

If you’re starting a new job or looking to grow in your current role, negotiating a salary rise can be extremely awkward and daunting — but it doesn’t have to be. Even if you were once happy with your current salary, the time will come again when the value of the work you do isn’t…

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