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Dana Hooshmand

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Business

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

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

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
Business

The Stock Market Always Rebounds

The stock market will always crash; and it'll rise again. Don't try timing, just buy and hold and you'll be fine.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
1 min read
Business

Why You're Not Using Email Lists Right at Work

Learn how to grow your email list at work and build soft power across an organisation. The secret? Be helpful, informative and interesting, and let the word spread naturally.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read
Motorcycles

Product-Market-Passion Fit: A chat with Guillermo Cornejo of Riders Share

Why following your passion can be a great idea — as long as there's product-market fit. Notes from an interview with Guillermo Cornejo of Riders Share.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Tech

How to Install GoAccess on a Ghost server for privacy-first blog analytics

How to install GoAccess on a Ghost server for privacy-focused website analytics.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Motorcycles

How to Build a Custom Naked Ducati Multistrada

How to strip a Ducati Multistrada 1000DS naked and build your own Ducati Monster 1000DS. Not for the faint of heart.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
11 min read