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One of my favorite relationship frameworks is by Gary Chapman. In short, Love Languages are different ways to express and receive love. The key insight from Chapman’s work is everyone prefers to receive love differently.

After working on Facebook’s team building new products and launching a few of them publicly (eg, ), and building 0 to 1 products at Dropbox (eg,) as well as building from scratch , I wanted to share some thoughts on 0 to…

As I reflect on my own leadership path, and the lessons I’ve learned via both managing teams as well as observing leaders across companies, I wanted to capture some of these lessons as a primer for new leaders.

I’m a big fan of, especially his book

Truly understanding the value of an employment offer, especially from a technology start-up, can be complicated. Given my experience running a start-up, as well as hiring at scale at Twitter, I recently gave a talk to my on how to understand and compare start-up offers and…

We launched Verst to fulfill our vision to create modern, elegant tools for creative thinkers. Since putting the product out into the world, we’ve been amazed at what creators and publishers have done with it.

Today, we’re excited to announce that the Verst team is joining Dropbox to help build simple, powerful products for more than half a billion users.

What does this mean for publishers currently using Verst? You can read more of the specifics . In short, we will be shutting down the platform on 12/21 so that we can apply everything we’ve learned towards Dropbox’s mission to simplify the way people work together.

We’re incredibly grateful to all of our customers for your love, support, and thoughtful feedback — you are the best.

💚

The Verst Team

As a start-up, one of the only true advantages you have over the infinitely better-resourced incumbents is the ability to move quickly. In software companies, this speed enables rapid iteration and consistent improvement based on user feedback. …

The web publishing landscape has evolved into a diverse and profoundly important ecosystem over the last few years. Targeted publishers like have blossomed into major players, and savvy digital creators have become serious influencers overnight. …

The web doesn’t need another basic blogging tool. For the hobbyist who wants to share an inspiring road trip story there are already a host of fitting options. …

Business Cat — my spirit meme

What I’ve Learned Through a Decade at Twitter, Google and BCG

After plenty of mistakes, late nights at the office & many performance reviews, here are seven lessons that have helped me traverse the corporate landscape during my career so far at Twitter, Google, and BCG.

You better work

said it best. Producing excellent work consistently and efficiently is the foundation of…

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