Thinking

Sep
30
Work on Your Craft

Work on Your Craft

Employees sell their time and energy on the labor market.  In a free market, we are compensated for the value
2 min read
Sep
23
Make Your Goals a Habit

Make Your Goals a Habit

In Part 1 we covered why we should pay attention to the daily decisions we make and how these minor
4 min read
Sep
09
Write for Yourself to Solve Problems

Write for Yourself to Solve Problems

You’ve probably been told to write more or seen some advice that “engineers should start a blog”.  I’d
2 min read
Sep
02
Tiny Thoughts: What Would You Do If You Knew It Would Fail?

Tiny Thoughts: What Would You Do If You Knew It Would Fail?

Last week, we discussed how to prioritize what you work on.  Now, I want to to step back and help
1 min read
Aug
26
Tiny Thoughts: Prioritizing What to Work On

Tiny Thoughts: Prioritizing What to Work On

I have a lot of interests and ideas.  I bet you do too.  And it’s great to explore new
2 min read
Aug
19
Tiny Thoughts: A Little Better Each Day

Tiny Thoughts: A Little Better Each Day

Make it a point to get a little better each day.  Whatever your current focus is, whatever your goals, just
1 min read
Jul
21
Make Better Decisions with One Question

Make Better Decisions with One Question

Work and life are just a series of decisions we need to make.  Often there is not a clear best
3 min read
Jul
15
Tiny Thoughts: Uncomfortable Feedback

Tiny Thoughts: Uncomfortable Feedback

Embrace Criticism & Feedback * Receiving and giving feedback, especially in the context of work, can be uncomfortable.  It’s precisely
1 min read
Jun
24
Tiny Thoughts: Be Consistent, Not Perfect

Tiny Thoughts: Be Consistent, Not Perfect

* I was talking with a colleague of mine a few months ago and they mentioned how they wanted to write
1 min read
Jun
17
Tiny Thoughts: Happiness Equation

Tiny Thoughts: Happiness Equation

Reality - Expectations = Happiness * Set big goals and be ambitious in life but keep your expectations low.  Happiness comes from
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