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
I’ve had to learn to become more comfortable with the ending of things.
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.
I came across a post on Facebook, in which you're challenged to provide the "correct" answer. Normally, I would bypass these as I don't have much time in the day-to-day work to engage but I had a build that was particularly slow so I "play" “Which one has two zero and two four?” A) 0024B) … Continue reading Which one has two zero and two four?
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).
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.
The things that drive us have a cost. Be mindful of where you get your fuel and its effect on your environment... CocoaNomadPodcast: Episode #42 #energy #drive #mentalhealth
Photo by Jefferson Santos on Unsplash Passion is often talked about in computing as the secret key ingredient in the work that we do. The true power that separates you from the “pretenders”, the newbies that are in it for the money. It has grown louder of late as the field has grown increasingly larger and more diverse. … Continue reading Passion isn’t Enough
American culture is full of oft repeated expressions of gratitude “You are a valued customer. We thank you for your patience.” “Thank you for working overtime on the project” “Thank You for Your Service” Is it genuine or simply a stand-in for “better you than me”? Is it gratitude or platitude? What actions are you … Continue reading Thank You For Your Service