Why weekly billing amps up time pressure

Join 11,500 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. This past year I worked on an 8 week contract. I was tasked with helping improve scalability, measuring current throughput, then troubleshooting systems & infrastructure to find the big problem areas. Slow process of on-boarding In only six months, the firm had grown from a …

5 startup & scalability blogs I never miss – week 2

Join 11,500 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Hunter Walk – Startups If you want to have your finger on the pulse of startup land, there aren’t many better places to start than Hunter Walk’s 99% humble writings. Google finds his top posts on topics like AngelList, Advisors, and reinventing the movie theatre. …

Why I don’t work with recruiters, but I learn from them

via GIPHY Join 11,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Bring me clients, please… pretty please! When you first start out as a freelancer, your network is small. Without a steady stream of projects, the tendency is to reach for whatever you can find. Head shops & agencies build a brand, and ongoing …

5 Superb blogs this week

Why wait for the new year to start something new? I come across a lot of great new blogs, while digging through the interwebs. So I thought I’d start a regular column to feature the best ones. We’ll including gems from web 2.0 industry, startups, business & management, and of course some technical devops & …