An Opinionated Spreedly Bibliography, Part One of ???

Posted on June 15, 2017 Nathaniel Talbott
“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” — Charlie Tremendous Jones While it’s a gross simplification, there’s a lot of truth in that Charlie Tremendous Jones quote: relationships and reading will define and encomp
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Why Build an Online Community?

Posted on June 1, 2017 Brianne Villano
The benefits of creating and managing an online community go beyond reducing support costs; communities are the foundation of scaling. One person can only do so much, and as our CTO, Nathaniel, described in this blog post, “your ability to succeed is directly tied to your ability to grow the team.
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You’re a Startup’s First CPA, Now What? 5 Tips for Success

Posted on May 4, 2017 Jamie Milliski
In December of 2015, I walked into a lawyer’s office in downtown Durham, NC and went up to the second floor to find three dudes in an open room, standing around a handful of long tables. A few weeks later, this became my new office. I was hired as the first (and currently only) CPA - Certified Pub
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API Docs by Request

Posted on April 13, 2017 Nathaniel Talbott
** Yes, this is a parody! Please read this with a heavy dose of sarcasm and whimsy. ** While it’s all the rage to make your API docs publicly available, is it such a good idea? Just because Twilio blabs to any random person about exactly how to make a phone call with their API does that mean yo
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Branding, Community & Networking in One Coworking Event

Posted on February 15, 2017 Helen Kruskamp
Looking for an inexpensive and simple way to build brand recognition, connect with your local industry community, and bring in a diverse group of professionals to network with your team? Coworking events have enabled us to do just that, plus they are a lot of fun. Most of us are familiar with the
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Hiring Lessons Learned from Growing a Team

Posted on February 1, 2017 Nathaniel Talbott
Is there any process at a company that is more important than hiring? There are certainly great sole proprietor businesses, but as soon as you decide you want to get more done than what you can do as one person, your ability to succeed is directly tied to your ability to grow the team. You need
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Better Engineering Through Book Clubs

Posted on August 19, 2014 Mark Bennett
Culture is a hard thing to define. It has many layers, many facets, many manifestations and two people looking at the same practices might come to different conclusions about what it implies. Rather than wade into the choppy “what is culture” waters, we thought we could let you come to your own
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