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A collection of 7 posts

Jun 22, 2015

The Skill

When it comes to writing code, the number one most important skill is how to keep a tangle of features from collapsing under the weight of its own complexity. I’ve worked on

Jun 21, 2015

The Drive Home

This post was originally written on June 11, 2012. It remains  unedited from its first posting except for line breaks and misspellings.  Of course it could use some editing, but it's been so

Dec 20, 2014

Restart

I want to stream. I want to shoot video. I want to photograph, edit,  write, teach, design, motivate, encourage, create. I just want to do a  lot of things. Yet I do nothing.

Dec 12, 2014

The X Effect

I discovered and started using this productivity / habit-development method today. It's called The X Effect. I found it on Reddit via the get disciplined subreddit. The short version is willpower is like a

Jul 22, 2014

Recollection

I just reread my previous post and chuckled quietly to myself. How  can I expect to succeed at any long-term goal without a system set in  place? I just downloaded a productivity / to-do

Feb 5, 2014

Habit-forming

This was originally posted on an old blog of mine years ago. I just read a blog post by some guy named Michael Hyatt. Apparently,  he's a productivity guru. The post was something

Feb 6, 2013

Genesis

This was originally posted to one of my old blogs on February 6th, 2013. All great things must have a beginning - and so must not-so-great  things.The most well-known authors started out