The Art of Delegating

(This post was originally published in ACM Queue) When I first started my career as a junior engineer, I couldn’t wait to be senior. I would review our promotion guidelines and regularly assess my progress and contributions against them. Of course, at that time I didn’t really understood what being senior meant.   Being a […]

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Merry Christmas!

Well hello!I can’t believe it is already Christmas. It feels like just yesterday I was sitting in my living room talking about how I couldn’t wait for Christmas music to start playing on the radio. The last couple months have flown by (isn’t that always the case when you are crazy busy?). So much has […]

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No matter what your profession, there are lots of reasons to take notes. You take notes to retain information from things you hear – like meetings and presentations. You take notes to capture facts or ideas (e.g., interviews, itineraries, something said in passing, etc.). You take notes to problem solve or brainstorm. You take notes […]

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Update: Based on the amazing response to this post and my passion for building the perfect notebook, we launched a Kickstarter on November 20, 2014 to fund our creation of the perfect notebook. The Spark Notebook was fully funded just 14 hours after launch, and we have just kept going to see how far we can […]

being awesome, entrepreneur, productivity, projects Comments Off on Join me: I’m building the perfect notebook (preview & insight into the upcoming Kickstarter!)

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Getting promoted is awesome. When you work hard and that work gets not only recognized, but also rewarded? Yeah, that is a pretty great feeling. Getting promoted is a common goal among many Popforms readers and Pop Star users. And it makes sense, right? The people who read our blog posts and newsletter, who take our sparks, and […]

being awesome, self improvement Comments Off on Getting promoted was the easy part — do you have what it takes to shine in your new leadership role?

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At Popforms, my startup, we have been working to make tools to help superstars shine at work. Through research and conversations with leadership experts, psychologists, consultants, coaches, and most of all our users, we’ve tinkered with products and ideas for how to help amazing people to be even more amazing at work.  And we discovered, […]

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