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The reply all storm – The Daily PPILL #174

The reply all storm – The Daily PPILL #174

You may know by now, that one of the thins I do is pro-bono work advising small businesses and early-stage startups. I do this through an association whose sole purpose is this, and all their services are provided by volunteers, just like myself. In that peer group...
Algorithms – The Daily PPILL #173

Algorithms – The Daily PPILL #173

Algorithm. Such a fancy word. It has a pretty disappointing origin. It doesn’t come from the greek “algos”, and has nothing to do with rhythm. Some trace it back to the name of a Persian mathematician. Wikipedia defines it as a “finite sequence...
Values drive performance – The Daily PPILL #172

Values drive performance – The Daily PPILL #172

People of the channel, those involved in the design of compensation plans, and even smart policy makers know that incentives drive behavior. The proper design of incentives can drive behavior at scale, in a statistical manner (meaning that not everybody may follow the...
The best and the worst – The Daily PPILL #171

The best and the worst – The Daily PPILL #171

Before I continue, let me address the loss from hurricane Ian. I have seen the devastation, the destruction. It pains me just imagining coming back to a home that is almost unrecognizable, and my hearth goes out to the families who sustained significant damage because...
End of whatever considerations – The Daily PPILL #170

End of whatever considerations – The Daily PPILL #170

We are good at starting things, but we can’t imagine how they will end. At least not easily. And they will. That’s why people with more resources than most of us have teams of attorneys coming up with better ways of preparing for the inevitable. They have...