H1 Goal Review + Q3 Goal Planning

For the sake of ledger(ing), here’s a review of my H1 2017 goals and a listing of my Q3 2017 goals (all personal goals—professional goals excluded). H1 2017 Goals Buy less than H1 2016 — Success. I’m sure I’m missing a few variables (tracking reimbursable work spend, for instance), but my YoY spend through Q1 and […]

What I Bookmarked in 2013

I don’t bookmark too many sites. For articles, I try to throw them into Pocket. Other sites will get a note in the notebook or an email to a friend. For some reason, though, I don’t hit that star in Chrome too often. And when I do, there are a variety of folders that things […]

Zen Leadership (Robb Smith)

Really taking these in deeply tonight; or trying to. Original article: https://medium.com/p/4ad5668365a4 Writing about Zen Leadership, Smith writes these out as tenets: Practice death. If you do not practice dying you will remain in fear of it. This will stifle all your decisions and prevent you from a life beyond fear. To do so simply ask […]

Learningz, September 17

September 17, 2013: Scientists are making some strides in understanding our genetic makeup — and just how diverse, evolving and fickle that can be. Check out this NYT article on the new science around DNA. All those years of marveling at how complex people can be from a simple DNA structure may not be all […]

Learningz, September 16

September 16, 2013: Some Monday morning inspiration! Science has founded that happiness levels aren’t the entire equation when it comes to living a good and happy life. They have found that having meaning in your life – something more to live for, is really the key. The author uses the example of Viktor Frankl, a […]

Learningz, September 13

September 13, 2013: Today would be the 97th anniversary of writer Roald Dahl! For anyone that’s a fan of his amazing stories (or not), here’s a compilation of some lessons he taught: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/13/roald-dahl-birthday-_n_3913346.html “those who don’t believe in magic will never find it“