Posts Categorized: Work

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 »

Burnout?

I hear a lot of people talk about burnout. That’s a strange term to me. It has a feeling of finality. Burnout is what happens when you get to the end of a candle. So for me, the human equivalent feels like it would have to either be dying or losing your mind. Either way,… 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 »

Create In the Dark, Scrutinize In the Light

I read an article today on io9.com discussing how creativity is effected by lighting. They referenced a study from the Journal of Environmental Psychology that was looking into the role of the workplace environment on workplace productivity. In their study, they found that when standard overhead work lights were dimmed, the study participants experienced a higher… Read more »

Week 7 Status Update

This is going to be the quickest update to date: Exercise: Back on track Meditation: Back on track Coding Course: Slightly Behind Paid Writing: On track Editing: Back on track This Blog: Back on track Product Development: Behind Schedule Parental Responsibilities: On track House Renovations: Ahead of Schedule Overall, I’m doing better than expected because… 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 »

You Need Fresh Eyes!

It’s become cliche to say that you should get fresh eyes to look at what you’re working on once in awhile. It’s cliche though because it’s true. So, I don’t have a problem with the saying, per se. My problem is with the way that people approach the cliche. All too often, I’ve seen it… Read more »

Jack of All Trades, Master of the Universe!

We’ve all heard the old aphorism, ” jack of all trades, master of none”. This has been one that has bothered me for a long time. It comes from the belief that any time spent learning new skills is time that could have been better spent honing one skill to the maximum. I agree with… Read more »