The 1/9/90 Rule is the New 80/20

When I worked at Bazaarvoice there was a yardstick we used to explain communities.   1/9/90 rule.   1% of people create, 9% participate, and 90% consume or lurk. The 1% of people who create tend to get the spoils of all creation.   Another 9% tend to participate but never create their own voices. […]

Tips on choosing a co-founder

   If you’ve never worked with that person before, take it for a test run.  No need to jump in until you can figure out if you have a good working relationship  Are you mentally on the same level?   Think this is an important one.   I think there needs to be a mutual […]

What I’m Currently Reading:

I’m currently reading the second book of the Red Rising Trilogy, The Golden Son.   I wrote about how much I liked the first book of the trilogy and finally getting around to the second part of the story. I liken the trilogy to a guy version of the Hunger Games. I’ve been listening to […]

I’m watching The Get Down

Great show so far.  I’m about halfway through the first season. This Netflix show is about the rise of Hip Hop in the Bronx during the late 70s.  This is like a better version of the Broadway show Hairspray.    It’s made by the director of The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge, so they definitely […]