Trust the Process

Trust the Process

“The way to do really big things seems to be to start with deceptively small things,” – Paul Graham If 2016 was about being deliberate, 2017 is about “trusting the process.” Former GM of the 76ers Sam Hinkie kept asking people to trust the process. He didn’t mean the 76ers star player, Joel Embiid, who […]

Stop Planning and Start Doing Things

Stop Planning and Start Doing Things

Hugh’s artwork just popped up in my inbox and I love it. We have a strategic plan. It’s called ‘doing things.’ – Herb Keller, founder of Southwest Airlines I think it’s important to have a plan, but at some point, you have to stop planning and start doing the work. I’m reminded of what Basecamp […]

January 3rd

January 3rd

January 3rd. There were less people on the trail today than yesterday.   Coworkers who showed up early to the office yesterday decided to revert to their old selves and trickle in again today. It’s only the THIRD day of January. It reminds me of running wind sprints at the end of basketball practice. There […]

Don’t Be The Workhorse

Don’t Be The Workhorse

  This is a cautionary tale. One as old as time. A bright future You land that job that you think will be the perfect fit. As part of the hiring process, they promise you plenty of growth opportunities. You take them at their word and you work your ass off. You come in early. […]

Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project

I have a wonderful life. I’m married to the perfect partner, for me. We are expecting our first child, a son. My parents are amazing and supportive. My sister is one of my best friends. I have a tremendous group of friends from high school, college and since. Many live in the same city I […]