Lean Throughput and Efficiency KPIs

tl;dr | Throughput and efficiency are qualities you must keep an eye on in a small tech startup. Through KPIs we can understand these qualities and drive them forward. I propose we use the product roadmap as the basis for these KPIs, and I show how we're doing this at …

Dear future self: Get a standing desk

Standing desk + chair, that works for me. Somehow, I've forgotten.

I've been working at a standing desk before, in Berlin. Mmh, that's not all of it: In Berlin I haven't worked at any single place at all. I've been moving all the time. From dropping into a chair to a …

Stehaufmännchen: Be a weeble, not a pillar

I've been thinking about self-discipline and failing at it. About dealing with disappointment and managing moodiness that arises out of it. And I realized I can't be a pillar. It's probably not a good idea anyway.

Pillars stand strong and tall. Being a pillar …

Eat Your Frogs Early and Often

On a plate full of French delicacies—oysters, crepes, cheese, truffles—it's the frog that stares at you. And it's not letting you go, either. It just sits there on the plate. Staring. Maybe eat some cheese first? Drink some wine? The frog, yes, of course, gotta try! But later …