A Little Lift

Want to get to the very top of your industry and field? Outside of doing the work (which accounts for 99.99% of your success anyway – don’t worry about the muse) you’ll find it important to network with folks who are in a position to help you along.

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What’s Fair

Life isn’t fair… and most grownups understand this (although I still encounter humans who feel like they are fundamentally owed something from the universe… and that baffles me).

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4:00am Problems

Sometimes this little guy joins me for early-morning stuff… like 4:00am. For whatever reason, he just likes waking up between 4 and 5:00am… sleep training is a real thing.

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How My Brain Works

I don’t believe that software programming (and the languages and skills associated with it) is particularly better than any other type of skill. Meaning, I don’t consider it qualifiably better than really any other type of trade skill (and I hate when I read arrogant programmers who say stupid shit like that).

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Lead, All The Way

There’s nothing more demoralizing than working for someone who has not (and perhaps will not) ever done the work that they are asking you to do. This is especially bad in larger corporate structures, but happens in every size organization.

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