Collection of weekly blog posts written between 2018 and 2020

Why Do We Make New Year's Resolutions?

Jan 30, 2019 · 1 min read
Why is the start of a new year so important when it comes to setting goals and starting new habits?
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What to Learn in 2019

Jan 23, 2019 · 3 min read
Stop spinning your wheels and make a commitment to learn a new technology
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Working Software over Comprehensive Documentation

Jan 16, 2019 · 2 min read
Documentation is not the only way to externalize knowledge and build shared understanding
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Takeaways from Slush 2018

Jan 8, 2019 · 4 min read
Here are my three key takeaways about process, randomness, and trust
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Surviving Conferences

Jan 2, 2019 · 2 min read
This is a four-step plan for attending big conferences with less stress and anxiety
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Organizations Are Not Teams

Dec 25, 2018 · 1 min read
The feelings you have towards your current workplace might have a lot more to do with your current team composition than the actual organization itself
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Productive Conflict Is a Journey Not a War

Dec 18, 2018 · 2 min read
Conflict at your workplace is unavoidable
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Skip Mockups When Building Skateboards

Dec 11, 2018 · 2 min read
If you need to deliver a usable product version in two weeks, you should stay away from mockups
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Junot Díaz and Being a Playful Creator

Dec 4, 2018 · 2 min read
Junot Díaz sees a lot of stressed-out students; this is his advice to them
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Interruptions That Lead to Interruptions

Nov 27, 2018 · 1 min read
If you experience a lot of external interruptions you are more likely to have increased amounts of self-interruptions throughout your day
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Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools

Nov 21, 2018 · 2 min read
You can read "individuals and interactions" as "autonomy and empathy"
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The Ice Cream Principle

Nov 13, 2018 · 1 min read
Groups of people will agree on what's easy to agree on, not what's interesting or cool
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Back to Basics with Agile

Nov 5, 2018 · 2 min read
Many of the companies who claim to be agile have actually forgotten the four agile software development values
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Using TDD as a Mind Hack

Oct 29, 2018 · 2 min read
You can train your mind and reduce context switching with TDD
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Craftsmanship Is Not About the Customer. It’s About You.

Oct 22, 2018 · 3 min read
Are you willing to pass a client project or earn less money than your friends in return for greater meaning in your work?
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Deep Work and the 4 Disciplines of Execution

Oct 15, 2018 · 4 min read
This is the last part of me covering my personal plan for the rest of 2018
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From Flow to Crash to Steady

Oct 7, 2018 · 2 min read
This is the first part about my personal plan for progress for the rest of 2018
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Innovation Doesn't Sell and Ego Sells Even Less

Oct 1, 2018 · 4 min read
Your ego will make you believe that your clients are looking for a savior, not a servant
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