• A TechCrunch headline recently caught my eye. The headline is a reference to Matt Mullenweg describing WordPress as an Operating System for the Web. I wrote about the idea of WordPress as an Operating System earlier this year in a piece on Ecosystem Plugins. I’ve been thinking about it more since then and with my… Read More »

  • 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… Read More »

  • 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… Read More »

  • Going Solo

    Going Solo

    After 4 ½ years in the agency world I’m stepping out to start a company of one. These years have been amazing. I’ve had the privilege of working alongside some of my closest friends, people who I admire and respect deeply. And, in the midst of a number of what I consider “once in a… Read More »

  • 500 days of pushups

    Today is the 500th day in a row that I’ve completed at least a set (and nearly always 4 sets) of pushups. No exception, rain or shine, sick or healthy, on the ground, or in the air. When I started out I could barely do a single pushup. At my peak near the end of… Read More »