I write this on July 19th, almost 5months since my work environment shifted from my office to my home. It’s been an adjustment, but a mild one compared to the devastating economic impact the pandemic has had on hourly workers. Workers that are mostly employed by the hospitality, retail, and airline industries.

60% of Americans can’t cover an unexpected expense of $1,000. One missed paycheck can make or break someone’s month or year. …

TLDR; People constantly need to make decisions. Making decisions is hard. I’m going to share a simple, top of the funnel methodology I use to filter decisions.

Facts: Decision volume increases as you get older. Decisions increase in magnitude as you get older. The types of decisions change signficantly as you get older. 👵🏼 👴🏼

This evens out a bit when you hit a certain age…

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This is an anectodal graph and varies based on various factors.

There are numerous resources you can use to get better at decision making, but for me it comes down to using a mix of principles, context, logic and intuition to narrow down the decision making process. …

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Disclaimer: I wrote this about 1.5 years ago and never published it. Since I took last week off, I figured I’d publish this today and follow up with a fresh post tomorrow.

About a year and a half ago, WillCall was acquired by Ticketfly. The move made perfect sense; we were a product focused team that built iOS and Android apps offering the easiest ticket buying experience, and Ticketfly was an established company with ticketing agreements and deep relationships with venues across North America. …


Emmanuel Pozo

Creator of things, PHD dropout. Product @ Postmates. Previously Engineering @ Zynga, Product @ WillCall, Ticketfly, Pandora. Current obsession: 🏋️‍♂️

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