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Turning Thirty: Story of My Life

Beautiful photo by Flora Borsi

Today I’m turning 30, and I’m thrilled to share this milestone with you. Unlike previous birthdays, this one feels somewhat dramatic.

As something special, I decided to write down my bio. I’ve done many interviews, but there’s rarely an opportunity to share details. So I’m stealing the spotlight today! You’ll learn about my childhood, my first dozen jobs, and why Jane Portman isn’t my real name.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 49: Behind the Scenes of Tiny Reminder Launch with Benedikt Deicke

Portrait of Benedikt Deicke

In this special behind-the-scenes episode you’ll meet Benedikt Decke who helped me build and launch Tiny Reminder (the new productivity tool for freelancers and consultants). Benedikt is a talented software engineer, awesome consultant, and the founder of of Stage CMS. We talk through the entire process “from idea to launch” — how we determined the scope for the MVP, how we launched it, why we switched to the freemium model, and what we plan to do in the future.

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UI Breakfast Year in Review 2016

Year in Review Illustration

My dear friend, it’s time to pick up the stones and line up the ducks. This year at UI Breakfast was big! Read on to see how different ideas worked out, and what the plans are for the upcoming year.

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UI Breakfast Year in Review 2015

My dear friend, it’s been an awesome, crazy year! Year full of action, unpredictable turns, tears and joy, failures and wins. I’m very glad to share this long personal story. Grab some popcorn! (more…)

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