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Satire

How to Crush the Case Interview

How to beat the case interview, the famous adversary of all consulting firm hopefuls.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
4 min read
Business
Featured

Help Build A Collaborative Guide to Hiring Great Operations Managers

How to Hire Great Operations People: a Survey. Help build the ultimate collaborative guide!
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Tech

Resolving Error 521 with Cloudflare and an Ubuntu Server

How to resolve Error 521 with Cloudflare and an Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean or Linode, using some quick Bash scripts.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Business
Featured

Fun (and Better) Alternatives to Bad Interview Questions

Asking interview questions is hard, in operations (and everything). Here are some fun and engaging questions that are better than the vanilla alternatives.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
9 min read
Motorcycles

Complete Guide to Buying a Used Suzuki SV650

A guide to buying an SV650 - first, second or third generation, including known problems, how much to pay and which model to buy.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
18 min read
Business
Featured

Herding Wild Cats: How to Manage Self-Starters

How to manage self-starters (entrepreneurs) who always want autonomy, freedom and change. (Or: why you don't want to hire entrepreneurs at all.)
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
11 min read
Business
Featured

Hiring Operations Management Talent in Marketplace Companies

Hiring for engineering for marketplaces is hard enough. Then there's operations, where the rubber meets the road. Here is my guide to how to get it done.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
12 min read
Tech

Ghostboard Analytics for Ghost Blogs: Why I Didn't Buy

What I liked and didn't like about Ghostboard, the analytics dashboard specifically for Ghost blog users, and why I decided to not use it.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Business

The One-Sentence Guide to Problem Solving

Don't solve problems. Listen, and help people. Then let them become your fans, and when word spreads, you'll get to help more people, too.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
1 min read
Business

Do You Make These Seven Small Business SEO Mistakes?

Small business search engine optimisation (SEO) mistakes that I see everywhere - hairdressers, gyms, motorcycle shops, mechanics and eyelash extension specialists. Do you make these mistakes?
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
8 min read
Life, Business
Featured

Twelve Life Lessons from "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins

Everything I learned from reading and listening to "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins several times, including exclusive content from the audiobook.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
23 min read
Business, Satire

How to Crush your Meeting

Meetings are where you really assert yourself and show your value to the company by saying things in a room to other people at a prescribed time. We are tracking towards our secret top-level company goal of 200 million meetings this year, so it’s important to crush them all.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
9 min read