I often meet people who struggle with ideas when trying to create passion or side projects. As someone who has the opposite problem, I’ll share some of the techniques I use to come up with ideas in the latest episode.
The time you spend honing your craft doesn’t have to be dour or onerous. Make sure that you make room for that in your practice. Balance is key.
When setting goals it’s important to establish boundaries to avoid negative thinking about your journey. Committing to a certain period and then evaluating afterwards is good for a number of reasons.
Streaks can serve as both a motivation and a deterrent if you’re not careful. Sometimes it pays to take that sick day. In this episode, I talk about the struggle to leverage streaks in the pursuit of consistency.
I haven't lined up any 30-Day Challenges yet for this year. I've never considered this 45 min/day approach but I like it. What should I learn this year? https://ideas.ted.com/dont-have-10000-hours-to-learn-something-new-thats-fine-all-you-need-is-20-hours/ Photo by Road Trip with Raj on Unsplash
As part of my embracing of cross-platform, I’ve taken some time this weekend to port my iOS transit app, GWTA, from native iOS (Swift) to Flutter. My goal is to get a sense of the differences in the approaches using the simplest app I have. I’ve included some breakdowns of the things that I did … Continue reading GWTA Flutter Project (1st 8 Hours)
After reading yet another piece on “Why We Switched To/From CrossPlatform/Native”, I decided that it was time to examine the state of cross platform app development for myself and not rely on the opinions of others, as their reasons for landing on their chosen solutions vary. Why Now? After watching the talks at this year’s … Continue reading Fluttering toward Cross Platform Solutions
In this retrospective, I provide progress updates on Capoeira Songs, share my productivity struggles and look to the upcoming fall events. Show Link: Playaprenuers Summit You can listen to the Cocoa Nomad Podcast on the following services: Anchor FM iTunes Spotify Stitcher I'd love to hear from you. Reach out with comments, feedback … Continue reading Cocoa Nomad Podcast: Retrospective #11
In this episode, I talk about changes to the show and its release schedule, how I use music to set the mood while working and making the choice between tackling huge tasks versus small ones to start the day. You can listen to the Cocoa Nomad Podcast on the following services: Anchor FM iTunes Spotify … Continue reading The Cocoa Nomad Podcast #22: Eating the Frog vs Quick Wins
In this episode, I explain why I stopped the Vegan Challenge after 18 days and explore the one of the primary reasons why people leave (or more accurately, why they should) and the pitfalls of labeling everything under the "quitting" label.