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The steep climb

The last few weeks have taught me that if you create a long term plan that assumes you’ll be on mostly even terrain, a single mountain on your path can invalidate everything.


We live in a world of embarrassing overconsumption and waste. In such a world, if you can master the art of frugality, you will have a tremendous advantage.

My reading list for the winter

This winter, I want to spend a bit more time on dedicated learning and practice, so I’m making it my goal to work through these three books: “Domain Driven Design”, “The Personal MBA”, and “Made to Stick”.


One continuous source of conflict for me is the tension between seeing myself as “a whole person” while also balancing my many different goals, roles, and responsibilities. I’ve started to… Read more Buckets


We often talk about the importance of focused work. We rarely talk about the relationship between focus and blur. That makes me feel uneasy, so let’s discuss it. In order… Read more Blur