Moving On

Saturday, 23 October 2010, 12:41 | Category : Life
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It’s been an odd, sad year. I’ve lost two friends from high school; one to cancer, the other to suicide. While I hadn’t seen either of them in several years, their loss still sticks with me each day. Each of these dynamic, funny, smart, and talented young men have left behind families of their own. […]

Rice Farming

Thursday, 22 January 2009, 22:08 | Category : Life, working
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I finally finished reading Outliers by Malcom Gladwell. I didn’t like it as well as some of his previous work, but there were still some interesting theories. My personal favorite related rice farming to success in math courses. The relevance for me was less based on the math course success, but on the diligence of […]

Imperfect

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 9:26 | Category : Life
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“Today celebrate all the parts of you that you feel are “imperfect,” realizing that they are part of what makes you special, unique, and beautiful.” Yoga Journal, Daily Insight Newsletter, January 19, 2009 I’m guilty of trying to be perfect. Even if it’s being perfectly “messy.” When SPJB was in town this weekend, he noticed […]

Seth Godin Changed My Life

Wednesday, 12 November 2008, 21:07 | Category : Life
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You think I’m kidding when I write this, but I’m not. Between the presentation he gave at the LinkedIN conference last Thursday in New York and his book “The Dip” I feel like I see the light. Yeah, crazy, I know! But the whole book is about knowing when to keep going and knowing when […]