Distractions are a bitch. I’m writing this as the last step in a hole that I found myself in. It went something like this. Wanted to work on a checklist for my morning routine. Had to decide best tool to create my morning routine in. Realized I already had it in a text file. Opened […]
I read a pretty good post the other day from @bdehaaff about obtaining wealth. The gist is (no surprise here) that people who are rich work harder at it than everyone else. It doesn’t matter how you measure wealth, the formula is the same. Want to have an abundance of friends? Work hard at it. […]
I recently finished the excellent book Rework by the guys at 37 Signals. If you’ve read Getting Real, most of this is old hat. However, if you are interested to see how their product development principals are applied to running a business. Check it out. Here’s my outline. Chapter 1 – First The New Reality […]
Three keys to success from Elon Musk: Work very hard, pay attention to negative feedback especially when it comes from friends, and study physics to learn how to reason from first principles instead of by analogy. via You Can Easily Learn 100 TED Talks Lessons In 5 Minutes Which Most People Need 70 Hours For.
I went to the grocery store today to buy ribs for a cookout. I generally like to buy ribs with the back membrane peeled away so I don’t have to go through the effort of doing it while prepping. I haven’t purchased ribs from this grocery store before so I ask the butcher. “Do the […]
I dusted off an old website this weekend. Cleaned up some content and relaunched it. The site is LearningOSX.com. I started it a few years ago when I switched from a PC to a Mac, grew tired of posting content and let it sort of gather weeds. If you are a Mac geek and want […]
26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20 from Etienne Garbugli @egarbugli There are a ton of great gems in here. One of my favorites – Yesterday’s homeruns don’t win today’s games. What’s your favorite?
Meograph looks like a cool tool to tell stories using multimedia content. Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling.
Slide deck from Reed Hastings describing the company culture at Netflix. It’s some really good advice on how to scale creative driven companies while maintaining agility. Culture from Reed Hastings
If you were laid off today, who would be the first ten people you’d reach out to for advice, or to catch up with? When is the last time you spoke with them? If you can’t even list ten people, much less remember the last time you caught up with some of the people you […]