Remote work relies very heavily on trust and communication. I've just returned to a remote-first culture, so while there was never a need to sell the idea, there is still the ongoing need to ensure that I maintain the trust and open communication. Remember that, even in a job setting, you are in community with … Continue reading How Do I Convince My Employer To Let Me Work Remotely?
Worrying About Competition
Heard a great piece of advice today in regards to worrying about competition. In short, DON"T. "It's not like Harry Potter was the first book written about magic." Which made me think of this comic series I had in the early/mid 90s. Notice any similarities?
CNPodcast: Retrospective #26
In the latest retrospective, I share some advice on dealing with praise and criticism, explore how poor communication can ruin good relationships and take on a new challenge (that’s really an old challenge).
CNPodcast #58: Mindshare – Managing Time and Attention
In this week’s episode, I explore the topic of mindshare, the things that get our time and attention. I share the ways that I’ve tried to help manage what gets my mindshare to balance my happiness and productivity. Show Notes: Episode #28: Make Time Episode #34: Workflow Mastery Episode #24: Arbitrage Episode #11: Making Constraints … Continue reading CNPodcast #58: Mindshare – Managing Time and Attention
#57: Facing Fear and Being Vulnerable
In this week’s episode, I share how I allowed fear to dominate much of my life choices. I break down the biggest fears that affected my life, what those fears cost me and what it finally took to start making different decisions. I also explore vulnerability and how facing it can make or cost you the heavyweight championship.
CNPodcast #55: Productivity Physics
In this week’s episode, I take a light-hearted approach to discussing the physics of productivity. I’ll highlight some of the more popular rules that govern us and how our awareness of them can improve our work
Dealing with uncertainty is never easy. In the latest retrospective, I deal with social distancing, changing travel plans and coping with uncertainty.
A Big Deal (For Who?)
“Being a calming voice in a sea of panic is one thing. Being reductive and dismissive is another.”
CN Podcast: Retrospective #23
In the latest retrospective, I share my latest experience with equipment failures abroad and how rewards/punishment have been affecting my weekly commitments. Whats a bigger motivation, 500 burpees or apple pie and ice cream dessert?
The Ending Of Things
I’ve had to learn to become more comfortable with the ending of things.