If you want something done, give it to the busiest person in the room. To be great, you need the abilities of that busy person.
Refactoring improves how the sausage gets made. Incompetent refactoring is one of the many reasons software companies fail.
Many think building a startup is like architecture: strategy, planning, execution. Build, build, build! At Ender, we think it’s more like gardening.
You can sense mudita in social groups and startup cultures with positive community. Be happy for those who succeed.
What’s hard and what’s most valuable are solutions to entire vertical and horizontal workflows. These are the SaaS systems problems.
There’s an optimal spectrum of strength of core values for any given role. It changes over time along with the role. Choose your character.
We view our team as a group of all-stars coming together. Exceptions to the rule allow smart creatives to thrive.
The more we accomplish, the more we can impact the world. Efficiency in completing goals leads to freedom.
We iterate with constant, gentle pressure. You need all three. It’s the reminder to do things that may slip our minds.
The tools we use enable us to control our outside world. Software is the modern day tool we use to mold our world to our desired ends.