“Well, we have to measure something.”, And the perils of metrics.

In a frantic search for performance metrics, we often grab the number that is easiest to gauge, ignoring that not everything that’s measurable matters.
It’s often better to include qualitative feedback, than latch on to ‘next best thing’.

Book: Hard Thing about Hard Things

“Do you know the best thing about startups?” Ben: “What?” Marc: “You only ever experience two emotions: euphoria and terror. And I find that lack of sleep enhances them both.” Some people call this book the most important book about startups. Shane Parish from Farnam Street Blog has been singing praises about this book asContinue reading “Book: Hard Thing about Hard Things”