As we can tell you first-hand, starting any new venture is really hard! If you are still working a full-time job, starting something requires you to forego a lot of the usual after-work activities and hobbies to make it happen.
And if you are doing a
startup full-time, you are still facing a ton of work and time pressure to get
it to a point where it is viable and valuable. In either case, you’ll be
balancing some mix of product design, product development, marketing, sales,
operations, customer support, and more.
Continue reading “Start Something Big on WeAchieve”
We’ve thought a lot about
task tracking here at WeAchieve. In fact, two previous iterations of our site
had task tracking built into the platform.
On our new platform, we’ve removed it in order to make the platform more cohesive for the user and simpler for us as developers. And frankly we don’t feel like we’ve still found the right way to combine habits & routines (our focus) with one-off tasks in a way that really works for people.
Continue reading “Actually Doing Your To-Dos With WeAchieve”
Last time, we covered how vice management – tracking and managing down vices rather than eliminating them entirely – is a much bigger opportunity than current vice elimination programs: AA, drug rehab, smoking and gambling cessation products all included.
Continue reading “The Vice Cycle: An Alcohol Example”
There’s been a ton written about how you can eliminate vices from your life. Indeed, they’ve become industries: addiction treatment is a multi-billion dollar industry. Smoking, drinking, drugs, and more – for each there are expensive treatments that you can purchase that promise to help you quit.
Continue reading “We Need Better Vice Management”
If you want to do something, anything well, you need to put effort
into it. This much, you probably heard from your parents time and time again.
But figuring out how to exert the effort needed, well, that’s
a harder one. And unless your parents were psychologists, they probably didn’t
have a great answer for you. Of course plenty of time, the effort (and
progress) come easily. But it obviously becomes easy to struggle when you hit a
rough spot no matter how excited you are about something. We’ve all hit those
roadblocks on any long-term goal.
Continue reading “It’s All About That Process”