How I became a PM, the importance of validation, the future of streaming, and more.
Happy New Year! I hope 2021 brings you more health, success, and happiness. 2020 wasn't an easy year for all of us, but it has taught me many valuable lessons. Here are the top ones I wanted to share with you today: 1. Don’t defer happiness to the future I spent all of 2020 day-dreaming … Continue reading 10 Lessons I’ve Learned in 2020
I've recently been interviewed by a Los Angeles based online publication called Voyage LA. In the interview, I talk about my origins and how I immigrated from Libya to Europe and then to the United States. I also talk about my journey building things online and how I ended up working in tech in the … Continue reading How I Immigrated from Africa to the U.S and Got a 100k+ Job in Tech
Coming up with an idea for your next product or business is easy. Coming up with a great idea, on the other hand, is much harder While I don't think there is a 'framework' or a very reliable way of coming up with and validating ideas, I've used the following filters or questions to come … Continue reading How To Find Your Next Great Product or Business Idea
Earlier today, I published this tweet which resonated with many people. https://twitter.com/adambader/status/1272598472416301056?s=20 As of now, it has 101 likes and 13 retweets so I thought I'd expand more on its content via email. The point my tweet tried to make is that relying on one source of income is risky. Since most full-time jobs involve … Continue reading Why Full-Time 9 to 5 Jobs are Risky
My birthday is coming up and as I get older, I reflect more on what I want out of life.⠀In thinking of what it means for me to be happy and fulfilled, I identified these three fundamental pillars:⠀- Freedom of locationBeing able to live and work from anywhere, allows us to design our lives around … Continue reading Three ingredients for a great life
One of the traps I’ve consistently fallen into is reading too much and doing too little. See, we love to endlessly read about tips and tricks to get fit, learn to code, or solve a problem or challenge we have.Reading about something makes us feel productive. And while most of us overdo it, the rest … Continue reading Stop reading and start doing