I know what it’s like to feel like I’ve “caught a break” when I needed it most. It was that friendly conversation or an introduction or a firm handshake that could do the trick.
Or, in the larger examples, opportunities to work with folk(s) that I had no business working with, for whatever reason. I have felt that way for as long as I can remember.
Although this article by Google is a few months old, I’ve finally gotten around to optimizing a few of my own personal pages (as well as my startup’s site) around mobile content and I’ve been even more aware of the issues around mobile user experience.
There’s no easy way to “sunset” digital projects just as there’s no easy way to remove an arm or a leg from your body.
This might sound extreme but you may also empathize with the emotional challenge of closing down something that you’ve worked so hard to give birth to. There’s just simply no “right” way to do it.
It’s been 45 days since I last had a drink and the clarity that I have, the joy that I have in my heart, and the excitement that I feel as a result of my (ongoing) decision to remove alcohol from my life is, well… intoxicating.
I’ve struggled with the idea of sharing this publicly and it took some time to get used to the idea (I even teased it a bit here) but today I finally decided to do it:
When my wife and I decided to look into homeschooling for our oldest we didn’t have a comprehensive plan or strategy or anything even close to anything like that.
We simply knew that what had been working was no longer working and that it was our responsibility and opportunity to do something about that change, that discrepancy.
I received this email this morning that made my heart swell a bit.
I apologize for all of the fuzzy areas – I didn’t want make public the organizations / people that didn’t opt for being named in this email… but you’ll get the gist:
I couldn’t be more excited for my 10-year old who is now, officially, one of my business partners. She’s going to take over an existing revenue-generating project and, over time, oversee all of the administrative and operational needs.
Today was the first day of “training” and I captured a bit of this via the VLOG: