|The Wave Of Expectations
“I don’t want to be somebody else.” — Tina Fey
|Not just fight or flight.
Three Skinheads are running at me, and all I can think to say is, “Here Dan, hold my kebab for a sec.”
|How I rediscovered my ambition.
I should have seen it coming.
|Constraints - 6 months later
It’s scary to look back at how rough things were 6 months ago - complications from mononucleosis left me with 4 productive hours per day - and a new perspect...
|When Constraints Embrace You
April 2015 Update: With persistence, the doctors seemed to have narrowed down on the problem and after 6 months, While still not 100%, I’m well on my way to ...
|Village Accelerator - the story so far
Ten months ago, I shared an idea – what if, as the Internet arrives in developing economies around the world, we could empower local people to be tech founde...
|Why I found Sofia great for startups
Originally posted at entrepreneur.bg, and based on my talk at Eleven’s Demo Day.
|Why my cofounder is my biggest rival
The classic business and tech duo, or more modern trio of tech, design and growth hacker, are how we think of well-structured founding teams. But my recent e...
|Forcing myself to take Pomodoro breaks
I’m awful at taking breaks once I get in the zone, but I’ve noticed that this is counter-productive by the end of the day. What’s “in the zone” earlier in t...
|Self-improvement vs self-confidence
"Releasing your potential is a very dangerous idea. You should stay away from your potential. You'll mess it up." - Dylan Moran Self-improvement is a dirty ...
|A good reason to shave your head.
On Friday, I shaved my head in support of kids with cancer. Was a bit scary, but loads of fun! My hair is being donated to a charity that makes wigs for...
|How embracing constraints helped me break my 80 hour week.
Now that my business is putting a lot of time pressure on me, it’s harder to be dependable to my friends. Reading Rework helped me when I was working 70-80 h...