Tag Archive: start-ups

Startup Parenthood: What does work-life flexibility look like for me?

Hillary Clinton on working moms

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A couple of weeks ago, I made my way into a couple of twenty-something female colleagues’ lunch outing.  When my analytics brain is going super fast all over the place, the best thing I can do sometimes is jump into someone else’s pool to get out of my own head.  But what followed was amazing fodder for this #StartupParenthood series.

Both are in that marriage-is-new … Read more


Startup Parenthood: A Year in the Intersection of Startups and Parenthood

Startups and Parenthood

How to make this work

(Image credit goes to TheMuse.com)

There is an irony in the amount of scheduling and rescheduling it took to get this post written.  I have no more real example of #StartupParenthood than the past two weeks.  But more on that later…

This post is the first in a series this year wherein I will talk about what makes startups and parenthood work for me … Read more


Planning for maternity leave when you run a services company

(This post is a little off the beaten path as it’s not about analytics or optimization per se…but I think my readers will find the approach data-driven enough that it’ll be of interest.  Babies, planning for maternity leave & data – you say?  Yes!)

I am writing this post now because a professional associate recently asked me to lunch to ask me this very question:  how do I plan for … Read more


Internal vs. External Metrics: Why what data you show your board doesn’t help you manage your business

Metrics, Analytics, Data – it’s the backbone of any tech company these days.  We don’t debate anymore about the importance of defining, measuring, and optimizing metrics.  I know this because of the warm reception I get when people find out I’m a data nut.  :)

 

I love all the questions that I feel are solvable – “how do I know we have enough data to rely upon”?  What should I … Read more