In this week’s episode, I talk about the value in creating small things and how you can use it to increase your likelihood of success. I’ll share some of the advantages of starting small and using those wins as building blocks
As aspirational people (those who want to do), we often look to the inspirational people (those who have done it) for the keys to success. We would do well to learn from those who are in media res (those who are in the middle of doing).
Most of these habits listed in this blog post by Andrew King are effective for non-developers as well. https://andrewking.ca/2020/02/11-habits-of-an-effective-developer/
The best time to look for the next opportunity is when you already have one. The best time to start your side hustle is when you don’t have to depend on it for income. The challenge is that there’s no sense of urgency. You have comfort. You have consistent income. Things are getting taken care … Continue reading The Best Time
I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Prof. Temple this past week in Medellin. In the wake of so much technological change and it's impact our lives, we need to reevaluate what it means to be a human being and how we define our worth. He impressed upon me the need for … Continue reading Technology’s Impact on Work
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
We are typically incentivized to change when we aren't getting the results we want. We are more often to criticism and alternate methods. But what about when we receive criticism and things are going incredibly well? In this week’s episode, I talk about Tyler Perry movies and the difficulty of changing what works.
In the first retrospective of 2020, I talk about the excitement of a new client project, my growing comfort level with SwiftUI and my travel plans for the first half of the year.