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On the Edge

There’s a joy and satisfaction in knowing you did your best, even (and especially) when it’s right on the edge. It was Monday night at CloudFest in Germany. Jet lag was catching up with me and sleep was sounding pretty good. At an event like CloudFest with hundreds of speakers the organizing team works hard […]

No More

We had our final show on Sunday and a get together after that went into the evening. I got home after 1 AM and I felt it Monday morning. A day later, there’s still a sense of sadness, of loss, floating around me. A few minutes before we went on stage, I had a moment […]

Post Status

10 years ago, my wife and I, along with our year old son, pulled up to a building just outside of Oklahoma City. My new friend, Cory Miller, had invited us to stop by the iThemes office. As an entrepreneur falling in love with WordPress, I was impressed with what Cory and his team built […]

Environment Design

In my reading of Willpower Doesn’t Work, the concept of “environment design” stood out especially and prompted me to take a fresh look at my work / life environments. Environment design, for me, starts with the end in mind. What am I trying to accomplish? Where am I trying to go? What do I value? […]