My $524,687 side hustle

By the time I officially went full-time onto Toofr, its lifetime Stripe revenue was in excess of $524,000 with monthly recurring revenue (MRR) hovering around $18,000. That’s great revenue for a project I spent just a few hours a week on over the last few years. It’s also why I’m so excited to have the… Continue reading My $524,687 side hustle

The hiring paradox

Note: I originally published this on the eNPS blog (a resource to send NPS surveys to your employees). The better you are at building your team, the harder it will be unravel it. And yes, you will eventually need to unravel it. Let me explain. If you never do layoffs then you’re not innovating If you’re… Continue reading The hiring paradox

Scripted don’t quit

Ten things I learned in 10 years of doing this It was mid-August 2015, in the conference room we named Battery after a private social club that one of our investors built. This was “Curtis Day,” the day we were trying to close our new CEO, who was with us for a final round interview. I… Continue reading Scripted don’t quit

What’s next for me

This is a really exciting time for me. A year and a half ago I moved to Walnut Creek, made some great friends in the neighborhood, got a brown dog and named him Blue, and welcomed our second daughter to the family. Then about a year ago I became CEO of Scripted, the company I… Continue reading What’s next for me