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What’s Your Everest? A bit about mine…

What’s your Mt. Everest and does falling a little short of the top diminish the accomplishment? I’m a bit of a junkie on mountaineering stories. In fact – I’m a … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blog on Prioritization Gets De-prioritized

When I began this blog earlier in the year, I did not have any real expectations about how often I would publish something or how much it would be read. It … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why I’d Leave a Perfectly Great Job for the Unknown

I’ve been a little slower on the blog posts lately. Partially, it was an intentional slow down during the summer as my kids had more time to do fun things … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Tale of the 40 Year Old (Wannabe) Entrepreneur

Whether you agree with it or not, a specific archetype exists of the startup entrepreneur – young, hungry (often literally), and single-minded. Nothing is more important to this person than … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 6 Comments

Making Makers – Maker Faire Recap 2015

One of the things I enjoy most with my kids is making things with them. More accurately, I love giving them the skills and tools to make things and then … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

On Fairness

“That’s not fair” has to be the phrase I hate more than any other in the English language; particularly when uttered by my kids or other kids with at least … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

On Disappointment

Part of prioritization is that there are no absolutes. Prioritizing family over work is more of a philosophy than a set of hard and fast rules. While there are practices … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 3 Comments