Happiness in work isn't merely a question of skills; it's about who you are, how you relate to others, and how others see you.
Jeffrey Zeldman, founder of A List Apart, shares his thoughts in this guest post.
Founder of Realmac Software
Founder of AListApart
Founder of the Iconfactory
Each month, an experienced founder shares a lesson learned.
Sign up to get notified.
Being an entrepreneur is about learning how to make progress in the midst of uncertainty. The quicker you can reduce this uncertainty, the better your chances of creating a product that sticks.Read more →
There is a tremendous amount of work involved in getting all the small details of your product right. Make sure you have the right focus.Read more →
I thought we’d bring Tower, our first product, to the market and then start working on our next product, no more than 12 months later. Boy, was I naive...Read more →
When you start your business, you’re fully focused on just one thing: creating a great product. But as soon as the product is nearly complete you begin to think about ten thousand things…Read more →
Having trouble starting a new, large intimidating project at work? Gedeon Maheux, co-founder and designer at the Iconfactory, has some great advice to make starting a new project easier.Read more →
When you start a company as a technical co-founder, your job is typically to code. You're working on the product all day, shipping one feature after the other. But as your company grows and your role turns into that of a manager, everything changes...Read more →
Starting over isn’t easy. It’s hard and humbling. Since most startups don’t work out, more founders fail first than succeed. But all of that doesn’t deter entrepreneurs from trying, either for the first time or all over again.Read more →
I never was a good networker. I never liked it, and I finally found out why: I had looked at it the wrong way.Read more →
When your company is in the early stages you're struggling to keep your head above water. You're in all sorts of trouble: You're weeks from going broke, you're trying to figure out what you'll actually be selling, the business model - and 96 other problems.Read more →