Do you fear you are an imposter? Join the club

via GIPHY I was reading another delicious hacker news thread, this time on a psychology question. How do you work with the fear of your own incompetence? Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. It’s a great question. I’ve had this suspicion for years, and it was only after stumbling on psychology …

Walking the delicate balance of transparency

via GIPHY I’ve written before about How I use progress reports to stay on track. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I think it’s an interesting topic, and an important one. While I do believe transparency is important when working with clients, that doesn’t mean it’s easy. 1. I start with …

How do you handle the onboarding at a new engagement?

via GIPHY Jumping into the fray at a new firm is never easy. You’ll have new people’s names to remember, new web dashboards to login to, to bookmark, etc. New passwords to remember, new workflows to learn. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. While fulltime folks typically onboard logins in a …

Can a growth mindset help you recover from setbacks?

I just finished reading Carol Dweck’s tour de force, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. In a word, her book is mind blowing. How can a little thing like mindset make a difference? Can changes in thinking & attitude really have a profound impact on …

Success Story–Media and Entertainment Conglomerate

The Business A website aggregating twitter feeds for celebrities, with sophisticated search functionality. The Problem Having been recently acquired by a large media and entertainment conglomerate, their traffic had already tripled.  What’s more they expected their unique pageviews to grow by 20 to 30 times in the coming six months. Our Process We worked closely …

Success Story – Location Based Nightlife Business

The Business A location based nightlife and entertainment company built on mobile smartphone platforms. The Problem The website was sluggish, and performance of the mobile applications were running slowly. Process We worked closely with the CTO and development team, discussed sticking points focusing on relevant areas of application and infrastructure.  We drilled down to the …