Articles from Flavian Hautbois

I Challenge You to Debug Those 7 lines of Code Under 9 Minutes

February 27, 2017Flavian Hautbois7 min read

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There’s something I want you to learn. I can’t tell you what it is right now. You’ll have to trust me blindly and follow the instructions closely. Part 1 — Be a challenger We’re going to look at some buggy python code. Don’t leave just yet if you have never written python before! You will find…

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The Tale of the Lean Baguettes of Barcelona

February 06, 2017Flavian Hautbois6 min read

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How a Spanish Coffee Chain started to go Lean This article wants to be a friendly and concrete introduction to Lean. If you have only heard of the concept, I hope you get a clearer view of what Lean is. If you’re an expert, I hope it provides you with additional facts for you to spread the word…

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Dear French investors, the ecosystem needs a different approach

November 30, 2016Flavian Hautbois2 min read

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Startups need to experiment and safely fail, and fail a lot Three years ago, I embarked on a startup adventure along with three friends of mine. We had everything: a revolutionary idea, feel-good buzzwords (“Cloud! Big Data! Internet of Things!”), and more than two hundred thousand euros of public…

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Know your sleep, own your nights

November 29, 2016Flavian Hautbois2 min read

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A simple experiment to improve your sleep without gadgets Let’s get something straight. Not sleeping enough or well enough is bad for you and for others. It makes you fat, makes you angry, makes you sick. In his book Sleep Thieves, the neuropsychologist Stanley Coren provides evidence that missing…

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How I started devouring my whales daily

November 29, 2016Flavian Hautbois1 min read

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Or, how I got started with todo lists after failing again and again Where is your whale in your life? Do you feel overwhelmed in your personal life or at work? This is it. Sometimes your whale gets lighter; this is when you go on holidays, this is on Friday night before a good week-end. But most of…

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6 steps to get creative

November 29, 2016Flavian Hautbois2 min read

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I find the joy of the ‘doing’ increases. Creativity increases. Intuition increases. The pleasure of life grows. And negativity recedes. David Lynch Hello there! Are you a creative person? Yes? No? Actually, the question is misleading, because creativity is not a personality trait, it’s a skill. It…

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