Market Analysis for Calm SaaS Businesses

Few fundamental choices impact the trajectory of your business as much as choosing the market you’ll be operating in. If you get this wrong, it will mean pivots, corrections, and many stressful days. If you get this right, you will spend your energy on better things: growing your business, improving the product, and reaching new … Continue reading Market Analysis for Calm SaaS Businesses

On Art and Artifice

When generative AI systems can create artworks that win Fine Arts competitions, we have reached a point where bleeding-edge technological experiments start seeping into the larger cultural conversation. https://twitter.com/GenelJumalon/status/1564651635602853889 Experience this article as a podcast, a YouTube show, or as a newsletter: That conversation is mainly driven by voices of caution and dissent — it's … Continue reading On Art and Artifice

Infrastructure of a Calm SaaS Business

In a frantic world, calmness is not found in reaching a state or a goal. It's found in structure, process, and ritual. A calm business rests on a foundation of intentional infrastructure choices that allow these activities to flourish. A SaaS business has two major components: its technical product and the operating system that allows … Continue reading Infrastructure of a Calm SaaS Business

Entrepreneurial Strategies & Anti-Patterns for a Calm SaaS Business

Your approach to building your business will impact every part of your entrepreneurial journey. It's imperative to think about your initial strategic choices before you do anything else — unless you enjoy organizing a massive pivot while dowsing the proverbial fires all around you from running your budding business into a very flammable wall. Picking … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Strategies & Anti-Patterns for a Calm SaaS Business

Fundamentals of a Calm SaaS Business

Software-as-a-Service businesses are all the rage. For some entrepreneurs, it's the top rung of the ladder of wealth creation. For others, they're the prime intersection between building a business and solving interesting technical challenges. You won't find an industry that SaaS has not penetrated yet. Plumbers organize their field service dispatching with cloud-based scheduling software. … Continue reading Fundamentals of a Calm SaaS Business