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Goals for 2019

December 29, 2018

It's that time of the year again, where we look back on what we've accomplished for the current year and set goals for the new year.

Overall, I say 2018 had been another good, low-stress year for me. I didn't run into any major problems and things had gone quite well especially on the business side of things.

It did feel like 2018 just flew by. It feels like I wrote the 2018 Goals not ...

Profit First and Paying Yourself First

April 15, 2018

I was recently re-reading this article by Basecamp which really resonated with me.

When we started Highview Apps, both my co-founder and I agreed that we'd bootstrap the business and start paying ourselves right away as soon as we're making profits. Being both engineers, we were able to keep our costs extremely low as we didn't need to hire anyone to build our products. Servers cost very little ($5/month per server with DigitalOcean) ...

Goals for 2018

February 4, 2018

Last year had been a great year for me, in both personal and business.

In my personal life, nothing really exciting occurred but nothing bad happened either. It was a low-stress year. I felt pretty content with my lifestyle and still grateful for having a lot of flexibility. Being able to work remotely pretty much allows me to live almost anywhere I want and move at any time. Because of this flexibility, I was also ...