6 project planning apps you’ve probably never heard of…
January 29, 2019  in 

You’ve been there… Can I do this in Trello? Nah… Maybe Asana or Monday? Nah… What tool am I going to use??? You’re launching a new initiative or project and have none of your go-to systems are set up and running. And even if they were, your go-to wouldn’t be the right fit for the kind […]

Organizing Work With The Carousel Method – A How To
January 14, 2019  in 
In this video we sit down with Captain Time and discuss his preferred method of organizing work. Lots of fascinating insights here! What method do you use when organizing your workload?
10 ways AI will completely change Product Management
January 8, 2019  in 

I’ve been working in Product Management for the last 11 years, with senior positions at Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and Pearson. I was fortunate to work at the core of the Mobile wave – I launched one of the first iPad apps ever that grew to 20M users. Now we’re facing a new Tsunami: AI.

How a wellness CEO stays productive… By not working
January 2, 2019  in 

We first met the Getaway team at WorkAwesome NYC – a conference dedicated to optimizing life and productivity for busy people. If you haven’t heard of Geaway, read on: Getaway is cabin rental service that allows you to book a tiny cabin (Called “Outposts”) out in nature. They provide essentials – drinks, cookware, condiments and encourage […]

5 unknown productivity tools you (really) should be using
December 17, 2018  in 

Have you ever heard of Slack? 👀 Of course you have. Everyone has. That’s why Slack isn’t on this list. This list is curated to be the most valuable productivity tools you probably haven’t heard of. I think you’ll get a kick out of it, leave a comment and let us know which ones are […]

How UptimeRobot grew from 0 to 600,000 users
December 5, 2018  in 

Meet Umut Muhaddisoğlu, the co-founder of UptimeRobot, the world’s largest uptime monitoring service. He founded and grew his company from a small side project to a service with more than 600,000 users over the course of 6 years. It’s an incredible story. I sat down with Omer to get an inside look at some of […]

We interviewed the CEO of a SaaS that raised >$4.5m, here’s what we learned
November 16, 2018  in 

Meet Omer Malad, he’s a co-founder and CEO of Vervoe, an AI-powered skill-testing solution to help companies hire the best candidates.   His company has raised $4,500,000 and acquired over 4,000 customers, most of them small businesses. They’ve recently started to expand into acquiring larger and even larger customers… 💸 I sat down with Omer to […]

Here’s our anti-term sheet for VCs… Do you have yours?
November 6, 2018  in 

Pretty soon GipsyBot will embark on a fundraising journey, naturally I’ve started thinking about the most productive way to find the “perfect VC”. I’ve read enough blogs posts on fundraising, they all focus on the same thing: how to pitch. But few of them talk about the selection process from a founders’ standpoint. And for […]

Slack task management – how to effectively manage to-do’s with Slack
October 31, 2018  in 

You’ve probably been in this situation… You’ve just got out of an interview with a potential new hire and you’ve only got 5 minutes until your next meeting You open slack… Crap. Now you’ve only got 5 minutes to: Respond to your CEO Assign tasks to your developer and social media marketer Do it in […]

A zen master’s guide to starting a journal – everything you need to know
October 30, 2018  in 

  The Five Minute Journal is one of the simplest ways that I have found to consistently ensure improving my well being and happiness. Both in terms of achievement and actual measurable, quantifiable results. Tim Ferris I bet you’re reading this and thinking… “Journaling? Why do I care about journaling?”  You might picture a teenage […]