Use This Framework For Analyzing Business Ideas

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

In business school, I picked up the idea of frameworks. Frameworks are a set of questions or concepts that help you analyze situations consistently to come up with objective and thorough answers to questions. One question I deal with a lot personally is how to qualify business ideas. I've found that coming up with a framework ...

Why We Need The Taxi Industry And Uber Clones

Thursday, February 19, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

Uber tends to be one of those companies that draws a strong response from people. They either love the democratization of the transportation industry or they see an evil technology upending the general way things are done. People publicly voice their anger over protectionist and anti-competitive measures taken by the traditional cab industry to stall ...

Why Is It Cool To Bash Marriage?

Friday, February 13, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 3

This time of the year, everyone seems to have an opinion on love and marriage. From crazy economic data stating that income inequality is due to lower marriage rates, to crazy fuzzy Modern Love columns on the New York Times: love is a point of discussion. But that's not what I want to talk about. I want to talk ...

“Normalizing” On The Internet

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 2

The internet can be a dark and scary place, but luckily I've had almost no contact with that side of the internet until last week. I saw an article (probably on Buzzfeed let's be real) about a new trending hashtag- #QuestionsforMen. This hashtag was meant to show questions that men never have to answer, but women ...

My Meeting With Satya Nadella

Thursday, October 9, 2014 2 No tags Permalink 17

A few months before Satya Nadella became the CEO of Microsoft, I got the chance to not only meet him but pitch him on my startup, matchist. With the recent news about Nadella's controversial remarks about women not asking for raises, I wanted to share the story of my meeting with him, not because it's ...

Can You Imagine A World Without Email?

Thursday, September 4, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

No, seriously....can you? A lot of publications have recently published articles about either the demise of email or its great staying power. I must admit, I was an addict until recently. Running a company means you get A LOT of emails. It seems like for the last few years, all I was doing was writing ...

Big News! My New Gig at Trello (and Tough Choices)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2 No tags Permalink 4

  I’ve got some exciting news to share: I’ll be running marketing at one of my favorite startups: Trello. Have you heard of Trello? If not, then you’re missing out on a simple, highly visual collaboration tool that will change the way you work with others. A few years ago when I was at FeeFighters, we started using Trello ...