Search Results: quote

Quote: Simple. Correct. fast.

Published: 9 Jul 2018

When you are faced with these problems, you must seek out the simplest way they can be solved. This may be difficult to do: perhaps the problem is too large, or perhaps you were act… [more]

Direct Feedback

Published: 24 Jan 2018

Jobs’s taste for merciless criticism was notorious; Ive recalled that, years ago, after seeing colleagues crushed, he protested. Jobs replied, “Why would you be vague?,&rd… [more]

On Bikesheds

Published: 16 Jan 2018

The really, really short answer is that you should not. The somewhat longer answer is that just because you are capable of building a bikeshed does not mean you should stop others from… [more]

you’re a journeyman

Published: 21 Dec 2017

"The secret is never forgetting that you’re a journeyman actor and that nothing is your final thing, nothing is your greatest thing, nothing is your worst thing. I still consider … [more]

Vetting Information you read on the internet

Published: 3 Dec 2017

Hi friends!

I realized that because of the certain set of skills I have been honing at work for the last decade I have some quick ways of vetting websites for content accuracy that the averag… [more]

ambition. life's work.

Published: 4 Mar 2017

Ambition, I have come to believe, is the most primal and sacred fundament of our being. To feel ambition and to act upon it is to embrace the unique calling of our souls. Not … [more]

Now.

Published: 18 Oct 2016

A quick quote to tide you over until the big write up lands...

“Everything is instant gratification and the problem is too many people have applied that instant gratificat… [more]

Being Senior Part 1- the books and data

Published: 16 Sep 2016

This is just a quick post to throw up the books I quoted from and a link to the data for anyone who attended my presentation at Utah JS Conference 2016 today. I am putting down my thoughts in a lon… [more]

people and connections

Published: 8 Sep 2016

"I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; and when they can give and receive without judgement; and when they derive suste… [more]

ambition. life's work.

Published: 7 Sep 2016

Ambition, I have come to believe, is the most primal and sacred fundament of our being. To feel ambition and to act upon it is to embrace the unique calling of our souls. Not to act up… [more]

begin it

Published: 1 Sep 2016

"Then indecision brings its own delays, 
And days are lost lamenting over lost days. 
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; 
What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it;… [more]

Seeing and Speaking

Published: 2 Aug 2016

I was reading this wonderful article from ia and it occurred to me that jargon and seeing are related to each other.

We know from resear… [more]

Getting Lost and Happiness

Published: 20 Jul 2016

On the one hand, we are hard-wired to focus more on negative things. But at the same time, we are also all hard-wired to be seeking a sense of happiness and the desire to flourish,… [more]

Education, Money and Happiness

Published: 20 Jul 2016

There are three things, once one’s basic needs are satisfied, that academic literature points to as the ingredients for happiness: having meaningful social relationships, being good at… [more]

Quote: How Fiction Ruined Love

Published: 14 Jun 2016

"Films like When Harry Met Sally . . .  (1989) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) are typical in centering the action entirely on the run-up to the start of a relationship. But f… [more]