Cons of Ruby on Rails Compared to PHP/symfony

The user drkyzar asked for a follow-up on my previous post comparing Ruby on Rails and PHP/symfony. His request got me thinking about some of the cons of Ruby on Rails. As expected, some are due to the language and some are decisions of the Ruby community. Here are my initial cons of Ruby on Rails…

SaaS/Web is Ideal for ADHD Entrepreneurs

A common trait you’ll find among entrepreneurs is that they have tons of ideas and routinely can be described as ADHD. Due to this phenomenon, SaaS products, and the web in general, make for an ideal medium as it affords an elegant manner with which to constantly tinker. In many cases, you can have an idea,…

Some Thoughts on Sales Commission Strategy

Sales commissions are a tricky thing. Once you put them in place, it is difficult to change them without the sales team being demoralized that their compensation is going to go down (even if it isn’t!). The goal, generally, is to minimize base salary and maximize performance based compensation. Here are some thoughts on strategy:…

Time for Twitter

My new year’s resolution last year was to write one or more blog posts per week. I’m happy to say I achieved that goal and it’s time for my next resolution: use Twitter several times per week by posting tweets and joining the conversation. I’m not going to post a ton but I will try…