My mission is to solve hard technical or communicational problems. Therefore I either build stuff very efficient by myself or resolve communication issues inside of engineering or with management by coaching (both parties).
Some condensed words on my personal background
- Engineering background before going into digital marketing.
- Product- and business-focused.
- Improving Developer tooling and productivity.
- Experienced with remote work setups.
- Founder and Managing Director Technology of social media consultancy buddybrand. (bootstraped, 5 years, from 0 to 35 FTE).
- Founder and CTO of influencer marketing SaaS BuzzBird (venture backed, 3 years, from 0 to 25 FTE).
- Book Author of Practical Handbook of Facebook Development
Personal Values – expressed through others.
Man is the sum of his experiences. In this manifesto I describe myself through the thoughts of others. These are not just detached quotations, but highly condensed knowledge, each with its own recommendable text behind it.
I like to find (a) simple solutions (b) to overlooked problems (c) that actually need to be solved, and (d) deliver them as informally as possible, (e) starting with a very crude version 1, then (f) iterating rapidly. >>
If you want to make something grand, don’t start with grand ambitions.
Get in the habit of simplifying.
Validate your market.
Launch uncomfortably quickly.
Perpetual motion. Just Do It. Make little steps every day. >>
Cal Newport: The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. As a consequence, the few who cultivate this skill, and then make it the core of their working life, will thrive.
High-Quality Work Produced = (Time Spent) x (Intensity of Focus) >>
Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy.
Fortunes require leverage. Business leverage comes from capital, people, and products with no marginal cost of replication (code and media).
You should be too busy to “do coffee,“ while still keeping an uncluttered calendar. >>
I think it’s important if you’re a creative person, or aspire to be, that you don’t spend too much time aspiring or asking advice. Just get going and address what’s roaring inside you. >>
[..] a man who procrastinates in his CHOOSING will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance. >>