👋 I’m Andrés Max.
I design, make and break things.
I Know I Needed To Change Something
My all time favorite quote was said by Steve Jobs back in 2005 during his Stanford speech:
Negotiate Time, Not Quality
I was very naive at negotiating when I first started Ideaware.
Four Years Ago, I Quit My Job
Last September marked four years since I quit my ‘full-time’ job and started my current journey.
You're The Average Of The Five People You Spend Most Time With
Here’s a favorite quote of mine from motivational speaker Jim Rohn:
You Build The Reality Around You
Just today I read a blog post from my friend Dan Martell called “No Excuses”, he says:
The Resume As We Know It Should Die
I recently removed the file upload field from the ‘Apply for a job’ form on the new soon-to-be-live Ideaware website.
Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Next Design Client
New projects and clients are always usually exciting. The possibilities are endless, the hair-pulling feedback limitless!
Being an Entrepreneur Outside the Valley
Silicon Valley is a great place to be to start a tech company. You will have access to Angel Investors and VCs, will be able to meet up with similar minded folks and even find a mentor to help you on your way.
Tips For Landing That Design/Development Job
I run a digital creative agency called Ideaware, as part of my job I receive and filter resumes looking for talent to join our team.
So I quit my job, what's next?
Last week I quit my job as CTO at koombea, I had worked there for three years and made some very good friends and built some very awesome products.