It's not about how you start: succeeding in your side projects as a developer

Ask any developer to tell you about the side projects she’s working on, and she’ll likely have an ongoing list of things she’s thinking about or toying with. It’s in our nature. We’re builders: we were the kids playing with…

Tips for attracting developers as a non-technical founder

Finding a co-founder for your startup is one of the most difficult parts of getting off the ground, in particular for the first time entrepreneur. You may not have a large or diverse network, and you will be searching for…

On Hiring Developers

Here in Seattle, if you’re a developer with any sort of public profile, you will generally get a lot of emails and requests from recruiters or hiring managers looking for new hires. There simply aren’t enough developers to go around,…

The Entrepreneur Body Image

Twitter is a great resource for entrepreneurs, and I think anyone who wants or needs a public online profile should be a part of it. If  you’re looking for a job, it allows potential companies to see who you are…

How To Be Inclusive: The LadyCoders Guest Post

Communities are better when they encourage learning, when they uplift everyone rather than judging and tearing down. That was my takeaway in the guest post the LadyCoders asked me to write for their blog. Take a look: http://ladycoders.com/2013/01/28/how-to-be-inclusive/   Photo…