My journey in Mindvalley is definitely an interesting one. When I first joined the company, I’ve been working on CustomerHugs — which is a web service for users to collect reviews and testimonials from Facebook users.
Unfortunately it is a service that didn’t caught on and was now being in hibernation mode and isn’t actively being supported at the moment1. So in October last year, I was being assigned to my second solo project.
The Second Act
The original idea is to come up with a supplementary API service that complements with UrbanAirship‘s in-app purchase service — to be more specific about it, I’m assigned to come up with an API service that would provide just enough tools to create a more flexible in-app purchase store front for mobile apps, while …Continue Reading (793 words, 4 minute read)
Before starting the project:
Got a great project idea, feel really pumped up about it and getting ready to make that first dash.
“Let’s make something out next week then! Just this small tiny feature will do.”
Feel good about being so decisive and get to work.
One week later…
Staring at bits and pieces of stuff that has been hacked together. Everything seems to only barely being able to support itself while it wobbles around like jello. Worse, it does practically nothing while all it does is just taking space.
There I was: dejected and frustrated, staring blankly at the piece of junk that’s …Continue Reading (562 words, 3 minute read)
A month ago, I’m lucky to receive a 24” monitor to be used with my current laptop at work. Having heard about the raves of productivity increment of a multi-monitor setup first from the [late Randy Pausch’s (of “The Last Lecture” fame) Time Management lecture][timemgt], I was quite excited with the prospect of getting that productivity boost. As it turns out, having two monitors is just the first step - Knowing how to effectively use the setup is one that I have spent quite some time to experiment to get it right and starting to notice the convenience and improvement gains.
So , the whole point of this post is to share with you my own personal workspace setup which works for me, which I believe would help you to not only help you …Continue Reading (850 words, 4 minute read)