I like to consider myself a lifelong learner and make an effort to keep expanding my horizons.
I spoke with Ramzi Marjaba on his “We the Sales Engineers” podcast a little bit ago and had a terrific chat. We discussed a variety of topics but spent most of the time n my approach to leading an SE team. You can find the full recording and other notes on Ramzi’s page and on YouTube.
The biggest successes happen because of high-performing teams. Sure, celebrity CEOs get a lot of attention, but usually their success has come about through the accomplishments of a strong team working together. But how would you build that kind of team and make them first-rate?
Today marks my 3 year anniversary at Quantum Metric. At Quantum, we’re pushing the market forward for how businesses create great digital experiences for their customers, and we’re building a truly great software company along the way.
Let’s Get Real or Let’s Not Play had long been on my reading pile, but it was so bad that it took me a while to slog through the whole thing. The book was just too verbose for me and without enough substance. The whole thing can be summed up in the Summary section at the end of the book so read that and save yourself some time.
In a world of information overload, the inbox is often another source of anxiety and frustration. One well known approach to get around this email stress is called Inbox Zero. The idea is that you have zero messages in your inbox.
I recently listened to some great podcasts from A16Z with experts discussing enterprise sales. I took notes and felt it would be helpful to share these with the world.
Time for my bi-annual posting. 🙂