Posts Tagged: Education

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 »

Startup Engineering Course

I received an email the other day about an online course that I signed up for in January, I believe. The name of the course is Startup Engineering and it is offered by Stanford through Coursera.org. I had totally forgotten about it because I signed up so long ago with some guys that I was… Read more »

Missing the Point

One of the defining traits that makes me who I am is that I want to know why things are the way they are. It’s not enough for me to be told, “That’s just the way things are.” Really? Why? All the classes that I have enjoyed the most have been those that have done… Read more »

Status Update

Since I’m sick today and working late into the night doesn’t seem like the best idea, I decided to write this update to tell everyone how I’m doing early on in week 3 of my self directed course of study. Well, so far so good. As always, starting something new requires you to achieve a… Read more »

Week 1 Review

Now that Week 1 of Q1  of my life pivot is complete, I am keeping myself honest by checking in here. As expected in week one of anything, I’m not exactly where I want to be yet. I did accomplish more than I have been accomplishing on a weekly basis, which is good, but not… Read more »

My First Ten Week Course

In my quest to pivot my professional life, I decided that I need to go back to school. Sort of. I don’t believe that going to a physical school will actually give me the skills or experience I want. The only thing that I think that experience would give me would be a lot of… Read more »

Focus

As the flip side to my introspection yesterday on distraction, today I’m looking at focus. It’s appropriate because I’m starting Week 1 of my life pivot on Monday and one of my assignments for this week is working on my focus. How better to start the week than with focus? I can’t think of anything… Read more »