How I Use a CEO Mindset to Guarantee High Performance

There is considerable overlap between the roles and responsibilities of a CEO and any other leader. These roles and responsibilities include: Setting Strategic ObjectivesImplementing plansBudget and ForecastingPublic relationsBoard CommunicationsPerformance TrackingEstablishing the CultureOne mental hack I've used in my corporate life to ensure high performance is to pretend I'm the CEO…

Engineering Manager Event Loop

In prepping for a new Engineering Manager role I'll be starting in the next several weeks, I stumbled on a great video featuring David Loftesness (former Director of Eng at Twitter, now at eero) talking about the transition from Engineer to Manager. I liked this matrix enough that I turned…

Q2 2018 Update

It’s been awhile since my last update but I’ll do my best to bring everyone up to speed. When I last posted, I was building a software consulting business, Epsilon Eight. In Feb 2017 I hit an extended period of reduced dealflow that tested my abilities…

2016 Q4 Business Review

Q4 2016 started off dire. A much needed vacation unfortunately meant no revenue for the entire month of October. But we finished strong. Read on to find out more. October October was a very rough month. Two vacations, one in September, another in October, meant that I wasn’t…

Epsilon Eight Q1 2016 Report

Reports for Epsilon Eight will now be posted on our blog. I’m reposting our latest report here for convenience. Report Things have been busy this quarter…so busy in fact that I’ve hardly had time to blog at all, which is why you’re…

Announcing HookMob.com

Epsilon Eight is always looking for customer problems to solve. One such problem we’ve identified is that many services only allow you to deliver webhooks to a single destination. This is particularly frustrating if you want to sync, for instance, payment notifications to both your CRM, an analytics…