As I start to dip my toes into the water of public speaking, I can’t help but smile when I consider my experience thus far. It’s something I haven’t done much of in years, but once upon a time I thought I was actually pretty good at it. The year was 2001. I was 15-years-old […]
I don’t really feel all to inspired to share an “original” thought today, but I do want to add value to my future self when I go back and review my musings later. So today I’m going to post a few responses to a question that came up in one of my favorite Slack groups.
What is it that motivates a person to get up day in and day out, to put in the time and energy it takes to create a life worth living? All of us are unique in many ways. Some would answer the question by pointing to their family. Others might wake up in the morning […]
Writing daily has been somewhat of a struggle to keep up with, I admit. But what I enjoy about the exercise is that’s it has made me more reflective of my days. The days are important. The days come together and build weeks and months, and if you aren’t reflective of your days you can […]
If you’re going to have to make a decision, try to make sure it’s between a good choice and a great choice. These are not always the options that life presents to us. But if we can work hard enough to position ourselves for the right opportunities, I believe we can position ourselves so that […]
Sometimes it’s nice to step back and evaluate your career and the choices you’ve made that have led you to wherever you are. Just to make sure that wherever you’re going from here is truly aligned with your goals, and that your goals are aligned with the things the bring you joy and fulfillment in […]
Speaking at a tech conference has been a goal of mine since before I became a web developer. I always enjoy the people I meet and experiences I gain from conferences, and I’m glad to say that I finally feel like I’m in a position to contribute to others and give back.
This morning I read a post from Gary Vee (as I often do because, let’s face it, that guy is pervasive as hell) that simply read: “Wishing you the best day of your life.”