• I did my sets of pushups today, just like any other day and nothing felt particularly special about it. It’s a big day, though. I’ve now done multiple sets of pushups every day for 1001 days in a row. No days missed. Rain or shine, on a frozen lake, atop a mountain, on a boat,… Read More »

  • 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… Read More »

  • Coping with COVID-19

    It started with curiosity. Near the end of 2019, I first began hearing reports of “Corona Virus” wrecking havoc in the Wuhan province of China. It warranted a second look or two, and that was it. Curiosity turned into surprise when I realized that WordCamp Asia, an event I was looking forward to and planning… Read More »

  • Democratizing Commerce

    My father passed away when I was 6 years old. My two younger brothers and I were raised by a single mother, with an income below the poverty level. We didn’t realize it, though! From a young age, Mom introduced us to commerce and the ability to create and provide value to others. We baked… Read More »

  • The Danger of Congruence

    Congruence is a word that means agreement or harmony; compatibility. An organization with congruence “gets along” and is all “rowing the same direction”. What could be dangerous about that? On Ryan Holiday’s recommendation, I’ve been reading a book called Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein. (As an aside, I’m making… Read More »