I’m sure a lot of you have had this experience where you’re changing, you’re growing as a person.. and people still tend to treat you like you were 18 months ago.
It can be very frustrating.
..The best way to deal with this is by keeping our eye on the prize, and turning out some great product.. marching forward, one foot in front of the other.. and it’s gonna take care of itself. By the end of the year, it’s gonna look quite different.
“I’m really excited about … The Point which is out of Chicago. Basically, The Point takes petitions to a new level by having people make a pledge to take some action if a number of other people do the same. So, for example, they’ll try to generate $20,000 by having someone say “I’ll donate 20 bucks to help a playground be built if 999 other people pledge the same thing.”—
Meetup founder Scott Heiferman in a 2008 interview, talking about what he’s looking forward to in the future.
The Point became Groupon aka the fastest growing (mani-pedi/spa/cupcake) company in history.
“There is always the temptation to add power-user features under an “advanced” tab. Don’t do it. It will cost you in consumer confusion, team focus and support costs.”—There are so many gems in this piece on Netflix’s success by @rakeshlobster but this was my fave. (via arainert)