Through the Lenz of Logan

Eradicate Work Stress

How a Company Creates Value

1) Build a product 2) Get someone to buy the product 3) Ensure each sale yields a profit margin 4) Ensure customer lifetime value (LTV) exceeds customer acquisition costs (CAC)...

Web2 Companies Becoming Web3

The old adage "if you can't beat them, join them" has definitely been a theme over the past 18 months. As decentralized technologies continue to be built in an unstoppable...

Leading Poor Performance

Poor contributor performance can happen. In fact, it happens all too often. No matter the source, whether personal stressors or a lack of passion, there are many ways a leader...

Default Alive

Paul Graham wrote an excellent piece about the fundamentals of profitability regardless of external market conditions back in 2015. Being default alive is when your business’s unit economics yield profitability....

Hot Sauce

There are so many hot sauces to choose from. The ones you choose or don’t choose, depend directly on a previously determined set of biases and expectations. If you know...

Deference Makes a Difference

Deference is defined as 'humble submission and respect.' This is when you suck it up and take parenting advice from your mother-in-law. Or when you take direction from the boss...

Read-Write-Own

Disclaimer: I’m not a fan of the NFT craze in the same way that many others are. I have dueling perspectives on the power of owning something of value and...

Investing in Your Vision

During a family Christmas gathering, I was asked to give investment advice. Luckily, I had stumbled into this situation many times prior and was properly equipped with the best possible...

His Reflective Materials

Without fail, we use the dawn of a new year as an opportunity to assess our lives. To reflect on the prior year and plan for the one ahead. A...

3 for 2022

Rather than making a list of resolutions each year, I like to revisit my personal theses and ensure I’m aligning my actions with my observations. And since I am constantly...