Important, Difficult, and Requires Practice: Writing The ability to write well may be the single most valuable skill one can have in today’s economy. I realize this may be a slight overstatement, but the more I look at how "work"
Why Doing Things is Hard There’s a reason you see so many blog posts about productivity and books about Getting Things Done: doing things is hard. Why is that? It seems like we, as intelligent beings, should be able to
But — that’s the deal. If you want to own your own piece of the web, that’s what you’ve got to be prepared to do. Sure, you could use another service to host your content — Tumblr, Facebook, or even Medium. But unless you also host it on your own space, you’re at the mercy of these digital landlords.
Not Impressed By CES – A Tech Skeptic’s Perspective 2014 has arrived in full force, and brought with it an annual January tradition – the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. For those not familiar, this is essentially the
Goals vs. Systems As we head into the New Year, you’ll find lots of people doing 2013 retrospectives, or writing 2014 prediction pieces. If I’m being honest, I thought about doing that here, myself, but decided not to. Why? Because
Details vs. Big Picture: Two Great Walks I was fortunate enough this morning to wake up in a house on the beach – the day after a big storm. A really big storm – 50+ MPH sustained winds, intermittent power
Parenthood: "What’s The Matter?" As a new parent, I find myself doing lots of things that I didn’t used to – not the least of which is using my ‘baby voice’ and changing diapers. But perhaps the things I find
Why I’m Back to Cal, Mail, and Reminders I’ve always been willing to try out new apps to handle my daily tasks. Most recently I’ve given the suite of Any.Do and Cal a spin, based on their slick design and
Parenthood: What Normal Means Now It goes without saying that there are a lot of changes that come along with parenthood. One of the most striking changes is the definition of ‘normal.’ Suddenly, the very definition of the word is
Parenthood: The Time Warp There’s one thing that’s become clear through being the parent of a newborn: time is definitely relative. One of the most striking examples of this is how much a lot feels like a little and a