Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

Management and Leadership

18 Dec 2008, 6:38 a.m.

Gig-Hunting & Travel

My luck has turned. Last year around this time, my job search sputtered. Now, I've been consistently impressing possible bosses -- and, more excitingly, possible partners for cofound-y relationships. I have four strong leads in …

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25 Nov 2008, 1:45 a.m.

Some images, tweets, and documentation from Seattle MindCamp 2008

Please link to other relevant stuff in the comments! I learned about MindCamp sometime Friday, Nov. 20th, and devised the idea for my talk in about 5 minutes late Friday night while going to sleep …

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23 Nov 2008, 1:44 a.m.

Yay For HOWTOs

Am running You, Yes You, Can Do Standup Comedy. Going well! Then at 8 I run spar, then at 9 the political science talk. Which means Keynote time somewhere in the next 7 hours. I …

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16 Nov 2008, 11:15 a.m.

Rachel Chalmers, Will This Make You Laugh As It Made Me?

I had not considered the necessity of gathering ammunition to use against your own children. [Indra Nooyi on working motherhood - YouTube video]

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13 Nov 2008, 22:04 p.m.

Kickoff, With Elaboration Later

Next week I visit Portland and Seattle, to visit friends and to interview for jobs. I'm interested in startups there and in Boston, the SF Bay Area, and New York City. I want to help …

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09 Nov 2008, 20:57 p.m.

On Getting People Mad And Winning Anyway

The Obama 2008 campaign did many nontraditional things: running a black man, getting more of money and work out of volunteers, etc. The nontraditional refusals are intriguing. Obama's campaign did not splurge on tons of …

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26 Oct 2008, 13:54 p.m.

We Are The That Ones We Have Been Waiting For

Barack Obama's campaign's momentum (or Omentum if you will) causes me as a manager to marvel at the fusion of inspiration and discipline his organization manifests. Hmm, whodathunk a community organizer would know how to …

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11 Oct 2008, 20:55 p.m.

We Make The Subtext - The Text!*

Last night Hal [happy returns of the day, Hal!] told me a tale of a job-hunting workshop he attended wherein the leader told him, without irony, that he needed to pump more buzzwords into his …

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04 Oct 2008, 12:30 p.m.

Subjects And Objects In Geek Careers

I love reading Derek Lowe's In The Pipeline to glimpse the shape of the biochem industry: what's inherently hard, what's common, and what's revolutionary. The grammar is familiar if the nouns aren't. This came through …

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04 Sep 2008, 10:54 a.m.

Join Us [Me]

Anecdotally, it looks like a hot market for project managers, a.k.a. producers. Behavior, Alexei's firm PlayFirst, and Brendan's firm inDelible are looking.

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