Rough Terrain

Cy Sack
Thoughts on tech disruption and innovation, organizational leadership, product strategy, and why tacos and margaritas are the best
Created 06 Aug 2021
  • I (almost) bought the US Constitution
    22 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 0 4
    This edition of Rough Terrain is brought to you by Cometeer Coffee. It’s just so damn good. Seriously. Go get yourself some and we both get a $25 discount. Trust me, upgrading your coffee game is wort...
  • When to promote people
    12 Nov 2021 • 13 min read
    Hi and welcome to the latest edition of Rough Terrain. Apologies for the minor break in publishing my dear, loyal, 42-strong readers! Work and life has been busy. But this newsletter is a cathartic re...
  • clever title
    21 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Welcome back to this week’s Rough Terrain! Last week’s edition about the Bacon Protocol and their effort to disrupt mortgages was my most shared and commented on article. So clearly I did something ri...
  • Cooking with Bacon - Can a crypto startup disrupt the mortgage industry?
    13 Oct 2021 • 18 min read • 2 0
    This week’s referral is to Eco, The Not Bank. Eco is bringing the new decentralized financial rails getting built on crypto to consumers by serving as a middle layer much like traditional banks. But u...
  • How to approach goal setting
    03 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Howdy y’all, welcome back to another rendition of Rough Terrain. Today’s article is a continuation of my thoughts on how to set effective goals for your organization. Please comment with your thoughts...
  • Let's all chill a little bit with our goals
    23 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Thanks for coming back to another edition of Rough Terrain! I like to dish out affiliate links to cool stuff/services that I enjoy and think y’all would also enjoy. Cometeer Coffee - Best coffee in th...
  • My guide to better business writing, new web3 companies, and more
    14 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    I like coffee, yummy yummy coffee. Do you like it too? Do you need it? Does the lack of coffee haunt your dreams? Cometeer coffee is the best. No, not good. THE. BEST. So if you drink a lot, drink the...
  • The most badass cartoon ever
    09 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    This post has zero value to you. If you’re looking for any sort of insight into society, life, whatever, you will not find it here. This post is about the greatest damn cartoon ever. In 1992 and 1993,...
  • Product Management isn't a profession
    30 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    This edition of Rough Terrain is brought to you by Cometeer Coffee. lol, not really, they don’t sponsor me. But their coffee is a-maz-ing. I’ve been a Kirkland Signature coffee guy for years because t...
  • There's a revolution in wealth management right now and all I've got is a f&*^king Excel file
    12 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    Welcome back to all 19 of you beautiful people who graced me with your subscription. I’m honored, truly. I don’t know if I have much worth saying, but I appreciate the vote of confidence you’ve given ...
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