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Distributed Work

I resisted the idea of working outside of an office for a long time. Sure, I didn’t mind working from home now and then, but an office was where real work happened. Around 9 years ago, my wife and I moved across country and suddenly working from home was the only choice there was. The […]

Learning Spanish in 5 Minutes a Day

I’ve been reading Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialist World over Christmas break. I’ve also been thinking about my experiments with Tiny Habits over the past 2 years. The opening chapters of Range talk about music, which I found especially interesting given my limited background as a musician and my recent foray into learning […]

523 Days of Cold Showers

A minute passes. I’m still standing in place, my mind wandering. I feel the cold water on my toes – I’ve gotten used to that by now. I’m not just not quite ready to step in. I know I will. I also know I can turn the water off (or to warm) and stop this […]

The First Month

It’s been a month since going solo. A lot has happened! I’ve learned lessons, worked through challenges, and celebrated wins. Time for a recap! Lessons Learned Several lessons stand out in this month’s experience: “Flow” is a state that can be consistently achieved My sweet spot is the contrast of a clear long-term mission against […]