Dating spreadsheet news
Arielle asked to see it — and he e-mailed it to her. Who's to say that a spreadsheet is inherently bad?
" data-reactid="34" op-eds like "Real men can close the deal without opening Excel," op-eds clearly part of the problem rather than the solution—if we're going to judge a spreadsheet, let's judge the term "deal-closing." And who's to say what "real men" can or can't do? A common sentiment we hear in response to such stories—remember the girl who was fishing, essentially, for free dinners via dates? —is how awful it is to keep a spreadsheet of your dates. Fair point: It's awful to send your spreadsheet to your date or dates.
By assembling users’ clicks and keystrokes into one place and spending hours inside Excel, Rudder had found a way to articulate our humanity. In 2012 Rudder proposed a book based on his blog, and Crown outlasted nine other publishers with a seven-figure bid.
That said, in the same way we don't show rough drafts of the final manuscript, or reveal game plans on national broadcast sporting events, the spreadsheet definitely should be confidential and not shared with others, especially dates!
He was also dating some women he'd met after being introduced through friends or family.
Because of the number of people involved, and/or because he worked with spreadsheets at his job and felt comfortable in that medium, he ranked their appearances, he kept track of the dates (or the non-dates) and communications they shared, he included a note on whether to monitor casually or closely.
It's also not recommended in terms of accomplishing further dates, and if that needs an explanation, you'll probably die single.
But it's not like "keeping track" in some physical form is a bad thing.