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Morgan J Lopes
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Embracing the Opposition
Run, don’t walk
Recap from International Women’s Day
Let fires burn
One size does not fit all.
“We Don’t Have a Technical Cofounder”
Team of Founders
Shop Polar Notion
Welcome Shane, a New Story Software Engineer
The Final Challenge of 2017
Introducing Tenrocket 2.0
Things We Shipped :: November 2017
Should this be a numbered list of #1?
I know adding a comma would be a lot of comma-age, but it read a little strange.
Balancing Speed and Thoroughness
Unslumping. Breaking the Downward Spiral of Demotivation.
Saying No to the Eager
Change is Coming. What Will You Do About It?
What is Your Passion?
The Return on Investment of Writing Daily
Why Social Media is Free…
Where Building a Home Differs from Building Great Software
Falling, Failing, and Maturity
Birthday Reflections. The Big Wins and Big Failures.
Startup Picture Day in Chattanooga
Building a Blueprint for Your Idea
Can you break these into actual bullets?
Week 2. Plan your Approach.
Product Announcement :: Donate Your Website
Ranking Problems to Solve
How to download high-res photos from Pixieset
Innovation and Discomfort
A Lesson in Discipline, Payoffs, and Persistence.
1% Better Every Day
The Myth of the Billion Dollar Idea
Suggestion for title… “Bridging the Gap Between Scientific Data and Stories worth reading.”
Aligning with the Customer’s Interests
Measuring the Impact of a Problem
Things We Shipped :: October 2017
How to Settle on a Product Idea
Unleashing Creativity Leads to Stranger Things
Pre-project Words of Encouragement
How to Launch an Idea in 1 Month
Product Hunt Hackathon
Go Boldly Forward!
Tensions and Problems
Finite Games and Infinite Games.
Don’t quit your day job, yet. Going from Side Project to All-in on Your Idea.
Write Now. You’re invited.
“If you don’t throw up, you didn’t push yourself enough.”
The Control Paradox
Things We Shipped :: September 2017
User Experience Apprenticeship
The Three Ring Rule
Leading Up in Mentorship
Ruby on Rails Apprenticeship
Things We Shipped :: August 2017
We made the list of Top App Developers in Atlanta
Engineering as Marketing
No persuasion required.
Mountain Runs and Hard Conversations.
Join Us for Product Demos
Dreaming Bigger. Much Bigger.
The Trivial Many and The Vital Few
It wasn’t my best and there was no do-over.
thanks for taking the time to put the thoughts and figures together.
"There is no growth without discomfort and tension, and I love growth."
As a software engineer at New Story, you will…
Patience my friend, the full list is coming. ;) Haha
Being well rounded is overrated. By definition, it leads to mediocrity.
In school, they called it cheating. In business, it’s called collaboration.
If we’re miserable, it’s of our own doing.
The behavior you allow, enable, or encourage will continue, good or bad.
Only you can change your mind. It's your choice.
“There is no institution in the world that cannot be improved with machine learning.” - Jeff Bezos
"Not shipping work on Friday is a house rule."
The secret society of untrimmed beards is actually a thing.
Empty the trash on your PC and in your brain.
Whether you’re a barista or a 7 figure CEO, you’re trading time for money.
"If I fail more than you do, I win."
Coffee production, when done well, is a true craft and the design on the foam is a signature of that effort
Thanks for sharing. The simplicity of the platform was helped prevent further clutter, for sure.
The ‘Why’ Behind Picture Day: It’s about alignment and empathy.
Would you trade social media time for something you really love?
Consumption and Contribution
How #StartupPictureDay kills it with email marketing
Early on in a startup, mistakes and inefficiencies only affect a couple of people
The pain of inexperience vs. the benefits of experience
My Wife, the Mother.
Boldness without Bounds : My Mother the Entrepreneur
Where to use your headshot?
Empty isn’t implicitly negative. It can be freeing, compelling, and inspiring.
No Convincing Necessary
Mundane tasks can be outsourced at a fraction of the time and energy it costs you
A Letter to the Novice
“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.”
We will do what we want
No One is Coming
Most issues originate before the first line of code or preliminary sketch
Defining ‘senior software engineer’ based on 4 characteristics
Great app ideas provide a clear solution to an actual problem.
When we commit to a decision, our mind validates that through other interactions.
A few traits an Apprentice can expect to develop at Polar Notion
Larger pains are merely symptoms of small problems that fester over time.
"Our favorite students to work with are not Computer Science graduates but Code School Students"
5 Habits of Healthy Junior Engineers
With a growing team, the temptation to ‘stick with what works’ becomes more and more alluring.
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