1. 5 for 5000: Find your Leading Indicators

    It's easy to tune out talk of metrics and spreadsheets, but one of the best ways to ensure long-term success is to uncover the numbers that signal future events while there's time to act on them
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 22, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
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    Our Company
  2. 5 for 5000: Do Right by Everyone

    Cutthroat competitive tactics are one way to run a business, but you'll go further by putting in the time to find a way for everyone to come out ahead
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    October 15, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
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    Our Company
  3. 5 for 5000: Profits are Good, Actually

    The most common ways the press touts success—fundraising, headcount, revenue—don't forecast a company's future prospects. Profitability is a better predictor of long-term viability
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 8, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
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    Our Company
  4. 5 for 5000: The Customer is Usually Right

    Most founders are strong-willed about the design of their products and services, but many fall for the myth that they know better than their customers. They're usually wrong about that.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 1, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
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    Our Company
  5. 5 for 5000: Widen the Goalposts for Success

    Nobody tells you when you start a company that YOU get to define success. Here's some advice on making success easier for yourself while ensuring you have a meaningful impact that you'll be proud of
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    September 24, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Justin Searls
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    Our Company
  6. The Impact of Language in Tech

    I had a bit of an "aha!" moment recently as I was writing a message about a sensitive subject in a Slack channel. I wanted to use a few specific words to talk about how my post might be "misunderstood" or "misinterpreted." A moment before I sent the message, though, I realized I was about to step into dangerous territory.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 25, 2020
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    River Lynn Bailey
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    Diversity-and-Inclusion
  7. XYB (Examine Your Buckets)

    Another major corporation is in the news for data loss. Don't let your company be next. XYB - Examine your buckets!
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 6, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Keith McCanless
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    Security
    Process
    DevOps
  8. What Can You Do in 6 Weeks?

    When planning for a cycle in Shape Up, the biggest question is what you can do in 6 weeks. A well designed pitch shapes a problem in a way that it can be solved in 6 weeks.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 4, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Dayton Nolan
    Sam Jones
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    Process
  9. Why functional?

    Let's take a step back and talk about why it is worth your time to learn to write code with a functional mindset. The internet is full of information about how to write functionally, but without knowledge of what problems is solves, functional patterns are likely to look intimidating, so we don't bother, or worse, we use these patterns out of context.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 30, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Eric Newbury
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    Development
  10. Black Lives Matter

    Test Double supports Black Lives Matter
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    June 25, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Todd Kaufman
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    Our Company

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