Quin Weidner

Where I was in August

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do” Tim Ferris Just to remember how far I’ve come, in August I was… …building Caravel Enterprises LLC. I’m working for my main client to update the office systems, bring in new...
Instinct and Training

Instinct and Training

This is a response to the Quora question: Can you know something without knowing you know it? Our instinct, or subconscious ability, is amazing; it saved my life. In high school, I used to bike to a local glider field and help them stage and repair gliders. That was...

Transparency in OKRs

This was written in response to the Quora question: How transparent should a company who wants to adopt an OKR goal-setting system be when it comes to a traditionally negatively perceived business direction (e.g. cost-cutting, downsizing)?   Joel Trammel argues...
Property Management, part 2- Buildium Review

Property Management, part 2- Buildium Review

I walked through the Buildium demo app and discussed the important features. Buildium offers this demo for free on their website if you create an account with them. Overall, I found Buildium to be very useful and met all of my client’s needs. There are extra...
Property Management, Part 1- Overview

Property Management, Part 1- Overview

My client is a landlord and developer. While he is very skilled as a dealmaker and house-flipper, his property management is obsolete. He runs much of the business in the same way as he started about 40 years ago. We still collect paper checks by hand, and my client...