Posts Categorized: Life

Q1 Completion Update

It’s time for the first quarter completion update(sort of, I’ll explain below): Exercise: On track Meditation: Derailed Coding Courses: Slightly behind Paid Writing: On track Editing: On track This Blog: On schedule Product Development: Behind schedule Parental Responsibilities: On track House Renovations: On Track This is a bit of a strange update. I was supposed… Read more »

Week 10 Status Update

I’m going to stick with the quick status update for this week: Exercise: On track Meditation: Derailed Coding Courses: Slightly behind Paid Writing: On track Editing: On track This Blog: Behind schedule (changing) Product Development: Behind schedule Parental Responsibilities: On track House Renovations: On Track Things are going fairly well. Exercise is proceeding apace. Meditation… Read more »

Week 9 Status Update

I’m going to stick with the quick status update for this week: Exercise: On track Meditation: Lost focus Coding Courses: Slightly behind Paid Writing: On track Editing: On track This Blog: Barely on track Product Development: Behind schedule Parental Responsibilities: On track House Renovations: Behind schedule Things are going well. Exercise is humming along. The… Read more »

Week 8 Status Update

I’m going to stick with the quick status update for this week: Exercise: On track Meditation: Losing focus Coding Courses: Slightly behind Paid Writing: On track Editing: On track This Blog: On track Product Development: Behind schedule Parental Responsibilities: On track House Renovations: On schedule Things are going well. Exercise is humming along. I haven’t stepped it up to the next level yet,… Read more »

Worth the Risk?

The other day, I stumbled across a blog post by Andy Dunn on Medium called, “The Risk Not Taken.” I’d love to credit where I found the link that led me there, but when I sat down to my computer after a break it was already on the screen. I probably clicked on a link in… Read more »

Week 6 Review

I don’t really want to post this update, but that makes it a good time to do so for many reasons. Updates are only useful if you do them regularly, no matter the circumstances.  Like most people, I like to give updates when I’m firing on all cylinders and everything is on track. Right now,… Read more »

Weekend Escape Revelations

Over the weekend, I took my five year old son on his first camping trip. It was just the two of us, which he was very excited about. I hadn’t been camping in about twenty years, so I was pretty excited as well. We camped at Fremont Peak State Park. The views were great, but… Read more »

Originality: Holy Grail or Boat Anchor?

Originality is a tricky thing. It seems like everyone wants to do something original or unique. On the other hand, there are those people say that “there is no reason to reinvent the wheel.” Well, according to Mark Earls at his keynote speech at TNW Conference Europe 2013, it’s the latter half that has things… Read more »

Course Change

I’m almost to the end of my third week and I think it’s time for me to alter my course a bit. Learning and building were the most important goals I set out. Unfortunately, since I love writing, writing quality blog posts matters to me. They don’t have to be perfect, but I don’t just… Read more »

Don’t Be Fake: Be True

Ok, so truth be told (which is what I do), this is more of a rant than straight advice. Although, this would qualify as good advice for almost anyone and especially entrepreneurs. Don’t be fake. People seem to live in constant fear of hurting people’s feelings, letting people down or they just hate saying no…. Read more »