Prior to my current job, I worked in Sales and then Sales Strategy at Square. In those roles, I spoke to small business owners every day who wanted to focus exclusively on running their amazing businesses. Credit card processing was a necessary evil - a topic that they wanted to
Anyone who knows me would say I'm a big fan of crypto. Over the last few years, I've gotten more and more into the space, to the point where I own dozens of NFTs, I've lent money through DeFi, and most of the tweets I see are from fellow enthusiasts.
As a part of my job in Sales Operations & Strategy, I often find myself working on the "user-facing backend" of Salesforce [salesforce.com], the dominant CRM across most of the tech world. I'm not a Salesforce developer, but I've come to believe that anyone in Sales Ops can benefit tremendously
Whether we'd care to admit it or not, money is a part of every long-term romantic relationship. And like most things concerning money, there is basically zero education given to couples about how to make money work for them or handle it on a practical level. This left my fiancé
I recently read the excellent "The Psychology of Money" [https://amzn.to/3rScIny] by Morgan Housel, and while there are many valuable lessons in this book, I was most impacted by one idea in particular that's the subject of Chapter 11: 💡"Do not aim to be coldly rational when making
A New York Times piece about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s early 2017 re-election campaign caught my eye recently — in particular, the fact that the Mayor is trying to “ward off any potential Democratic challenger from jumping into the race [http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/nyregion/mayor-bill-de-blasio-campaign-union-endorsements.html?
Of all the ridiculous incidents during the presidential campaign, one moment during the primaries stuck out to me. In March 2016, the Republican candidates met for a debate in Detroit, where moderator Chris Wallace asked what these potential Presidents would do to “bring back manufacturing jobs to places like Detroit”
I recently watched “The War Room” [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgo-qwfCFYU] for the first time — D.A. Pennebaker’s masterful documentary about Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign, told mainly through the stories of the campaign’s top strategists, George Stephanopoulos and James Carville. James Carville: The “Ragin’ Cajun”
Like most people I know, I’ve been thinking a lot about the recent Islamic State attacks in Paris — and instead of doing what I normally do, which is talk my friends’ ears off by going through some extremely long-winded stream of consciousness, I decided to attempt to put some
In the early summer of 2011, I went to a Tufts alumni event held at the New York Times building in midtown Manhattan, featuring a bunch of Tufts grads working in journalism (this was back when I still thought I might want to be a reporter). Matt Bai [http://en.