Jeffrey Bunn

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Advice for an app entrepreneur

29 January, 2019

I was recently introduced to an entrpreneur nearing the launch of her first mobile app. We had an hour-long Skype chat about business…

2018 reading roundup

03 January, 2019

2018 turned out to be a great year for reading! I started tracking my reading more seriously this past year (using Goodreads ), and it…

MicroConf 2018 Recap (Growth Edition)

30 May, 2018

I recently got back from my first MicroConf (my first conference, really). It was an exciting, inspiring, stressful, tiring, incredible…

A reason for being (Ikigai)

22 February, 2018

I recently came across the Japanese concept of Ikigai, which translates to “a reason for being” , or, “the reason for which you get up in…

Shackleton's lessons on leadership

08 February, 2018

Earnest Shackleton was an Irish explorer that led three expeditions to the Antarctic between 1901 - 1921. His 1914-1917 expedition was a…

Mental model - The Dunning-Kruger effect

01 February, 2018

What do you know about x ? How do you know that? How confident are you that you’re right about x ? — I don’t find these questions easy to…

My superhero skill

25 January, 2018

In my 2017 review , I wrote about a skill I’ve learned that I consider to be my superpower. That skill, believe it or not, is budgeting. Of…

Writing advice from a Gilmore Girl

18 January, 2018

Writing has always been something I’ve wanted to do, and do well. There’s just one problem—writing is hard! The whole darn process is hard…

What I learned in 2017

10 January, 2018

Last week I came across a tweet from Patrick McKenzie about the value of writing and sharing what you have learned - in this case, what…

2017 reading roundup

03 January, 2018

2017 turned out to be a good year for reading . I didn’t have any formal reading goals, yet I ended up reading approximately 20 full-length…

From QWERTY to colemak

28 December, 2017

It’s now been nearly 3 years since I made the switch from typing in QWERTY to typing in Colemak. QWERTY is the layout that all keyboards…

Just be effective

14 December, 2017

One of the things I’ve struggled with the most is investing my time and energy into trying to prove myself right, instead of doing what will…

Update your assumptions

07 December, 2017

At the beginning of a new project, business, or even relationship, the information you have at your disposal is typically low. You have to…

First, step back

30 November, 2017

When I have a task to do, I like to jump right in. If I have a copywriting project on my plate, I’ll start writing. If it’s design, I’ll…

Work on what matters

23 November, 2017

I’ve made many mistakes in my short professional career. Some big, some small, and many others (known and unknown) that I still make today…

Owner freedom vs employee freedom

16 November, 2017

What drew me to business was freedom. Freedom from the shackles of employment and freedom to experience all the things that employment…

Failure as a teacher

09 November, 2017

Failure is a teacher. Crashing and burning your way to failure in a spectacular way is an even better teacher. Why? Because failure cuts…

Things will be better when...

02 November, 2017

I used to think that starting a business would make me happy. So I did it. $1,000 seed money and a piece of paper later, I was the proud…


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