Quin Weidner
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...
The Almost Adventure

The Almost Adventure

When I decided I wanted to do something with my last summer before college, I started asking older people what crazy adventures they went on in their summers. Even better, I asked them what they wished they did. The answers were awesome. Many mentioned backpacking...

Property Management with Cville Housing

This Spring, I worked directly with a developer who has been investing in Charlottesville residential real estate for 40 years. I began with very basic help such as responding and coordinating tenant requests and building his website and gradually gained trust until I...