Let’s Get Real About Company Perks

Taken right from the Assist handbook for new team members I wanted to share why we believe giving everyone a personal assistant is the greatest perk you can offer. And a few other thoughts. Productivity Perks > Posh Perks There’s a lot of talk, especially in technology, about cute…

Why drink tea? w/ Jason Fried

Jason Fried has always preached the simple way. This interview is a fun little interview on why he likes tea so much. Enjoy. https://soundcloud.com/ask-interviews-14429595/why-drink-tea-w-jason-fried Subscribe to everything ask. iTunes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-interviews/id1057357810?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/startbyasking Youtube:…

What experiences led to your success? w/ T.A. McCann

T.A. McCann is both a friend, our investor and the reason I got into startups. This story reminds me of how much it really is about the process and the persistence to achieve anything you want. I hope you enjoy this interview. Subscribe to everything ask. iTunes Podcast: https:…

Should you lead by giving orders? w/ David Marquet

This interview has changed everything I think about in leadership. It truly is one of my favorite stories. David Marquet took over the largest nuclear submarine in the Navy and turned the worst performing ship in the navy into the best. He did it by changing from the leader who…

Why bots and why now?

20 years ago businesses were told to get a website. 10 years ago a Facebook page. 5 years ago an app (but apps are too expensive). The next phase of the Internet will be bots. Every business in the world will have a bot. It will allow any customer to…

Fucking advice

My favorite advice is this: Determine how to ignore most advice. Advice is cheap. In business, opinions are even cheaper. A bunch of people with no context and different experiences telling you the answer. They don’t know what you know. Believe that. My skin crawls every time I hear…