060 - Brandon Jacoby
Welcome to another edition of Workspaces! We bring you inside the workspaces of creative individuals. Workspaces hopes to inspire you by showing you the toolkit that many creatives use to do their daily work. ☕️
I also have exciting personal news to share!
Sam DeBrule @SamDeBruleRyan Gilbert runs a tech blog with 4+ million monthly pageviews. A couple months ago he wasn't able to get an interview at a single startup he applied to. Here's how he changed his luck:
As part of my work at Journal I will also be helping with their online community focused around supporting startup founders and creators. I’d love to be able to chat with you there in realtime as I curate the Workspaces newsletter each week.
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Prior to his role at Party Round, he was a Design Lead at Cash App. 💸
Inside Brandon’s Workspace
16” MacBook Pro
Dell 27” 4K Monitor
Apple Magic Trackpad
Apple Magic Keyboard
Brandon tries to keep his technical usage to a minimum for my workspace. He has learned that he performs best with a setup that maximizes focus over “productivity” — Optimizing for the latter often has quite the opposite effect for him.
Be sure to give Brandon a follow on Twitter to follow along as he helps grow Party Round: twitter.com/JacobyBrandon 🎉
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