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Thoughts on Growing, Part 2

Why grow? Last week I talked about what I thought it took for a company to handle exponential growth (an “entrepreneur”) as well as non-exponential growth (an “MBA”). This week I’m going to rewind a...

Thoughts on Growing, Part 1

  There are two kinds of people running companies. There are entrepreneurs and there are MBAs. (And when I say “MBA”, I don’t necessarily mean a person with an actual Master in Business Administration.. I just mean...

Jackets of Pain

We ordered some kick-butt jackets for our employees recently. They’re these nice heavy navy blue cotton doo-dads with a super warm fleece lining, AND they’ve got our logo embroidered right on the front. They arrived...

The Big 2-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

Well, it’s official. According to webhosting.info, DreamHost is now 6 figures into 6 figures. We just passed 200,000 hosted domains yesterday, putting us as the 39th biggest web host in the world! I’m not sure exactly...

It’s all about power.

We crave power. All of us do, at least a little. It’s just as a web host, we crave power a lot. Not just the kind of power that allows us to crush our enemies, to see them driven before us, and to hear the lamentation of...