Category Archive: about

Is this what men feel like at work?

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I am ridiculously happy with my job and my company. And, this morning, I realized that – until now – I’ve never worked anywhere that I could just be me. Where I’m treated… Continue reading

How not to sell product (or why I hate Salesforce right now)

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So we’re looking for a CRM. Lots of startups are. It happens. You get to the point where you can’t track stuff in spreadsheets, the cheap stuff drives the marketing person (i.e., me)… Continue reading

Useless Feedback

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An email ruined my weekend. (And I’m still mad.) It was an email filled with extraordinarily useless feedback, including completely false accusations. The person who sent it was so unaware of her own… Continue reading

You’re all irresponsible yutzes.

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Well, maybe not YOU per se. But the total mushrooms that I’m reading today. <rant> For those of you who don’t have an IV drip of social media like I do, here’s what… Continue reading

That is NOT hacking!

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Dear world: You keep using the words, “hack”, “hacking”, and “hacker” in, frankly, bat-poo crazy ways. And I’ve just about had it. I went to a “sales hacker” conference last week. Do you… Continue reading

Telling Stories – Even in Technology

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Recently, I got to have a blast telling a story. We put together a story about our company’s two-year history and posted it to SlideShare. In fact, I had so much fun that… Continue reading

My thirty-five cents on tech and sexism

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If you read any common tech blogs, you’ve noticed a bit of an explosion over sexism. There was the stuff at TechCrunch Disrupt, the brouhaha over the Business Insider CTO, and, while not… Continue reading

Valuing employees

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When RecruitLoop and I were in our final stages of negotiating, we started talking about value. About how my primary concern was feeling valued by a company. Talking about value on both sides… Continue reading

My new job.

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“I’m looking for a company that I can live and breathe.” That’s what I was thinking when I started looking around for a job. As you know, I want to fall in love… Continue reading

Next Stop: California!

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Confession: this is going to be an annoying blog post. It’s really a teaser, where I tell you I’m moving to California at the end of August, but I’m not quite yet announcing… Continue reading