Hello everybody! 馃憢 I not too long ago sat down with Justin Duke, an engineer at Stripe, and talked about tech, startups and time administration. Together with a full-time job, Justin runs two startups (Buttondown, Spoonbill), manages two weekly newsletters, runs, and volunteers. Come study how he does all of it!

That is the trial run of a podcast concept I’ve had for some time. I would proceed recording related interviews sooner or later. You may also hearken to this episode on Spotify.

I requested Justin the next questions:

  1. Justin鈥檚 intro
  2. How do you handle time between all of the totally different initiatives?
  3. How has stripe been to date and what are you at the moment engaged on?
  4. Why is it that most individuals I like work at Stripe?
  5. Ideas about studying the enterprise aspect of issues with the intention to be a greater worker.
  6. Work-life stability at Stripe vs Amazon?
  7. Do you’re feeling like you might have a greater work-life stability at Stripe in comparison with Amazon?
  8. Why work on Buttondown and Spoonbill?
  9. What’s spoonbill and Buttondown?
  10. How did you get your first buyer?
  11. Any assets you used to determine how you can value merchandise?
  12. What’s the audience of Spoonbill?
  13. Why go the Open Startup route and share financials?
  14. The place do you need to take your startups? When will you cease working fulltime?
  15. No quick plans to concentrate on Buttondown as full time job?
  16. Any main incidents that stored you awake at night time whereas working your startup?
  17. How do you utilize greater than 1 electronic mail service supplier?
  18. Have your aspect initiatives opened any doorways for you?
  19. How many individuals are utilizing Buttondown?
  20. As a hacker, how do you divide time between options you want and options you want?
  21. Any recommendation for folks planning on working a aspect mission?
  22. Closing remarks

You possibly can observe Justin on Twitter. If in case you have any questions/feedback/suggestions please let me know through Twitter, electronic mail or the remark field under. When you really feel like I missed an essential query, please let me find out about that as effectively! 鉂わ笍