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via Wiselike: What are some key ways to establish a productive work environment within a company? Productivity is a key to success for many businesses, so how do owners and managers keep everyone engaged and productive? How do they prevent burnout and keep people from counting down the hours until they get to leave work? … Continue reading "You Don’t Create a More Inspiring Work Culture, You Already Built It (or Not)"
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One of the very first jobs that I had when I was young was a bag boy at Publix. My father believed that my brother and I should earn the right, literally, to own and manage a car and so we worked at our local supermarket to pay for it. It’s there that I…
One of the very first jobs that I had when I was young was a bag boy at Publix. My father believed that my brother and I should earn the right, literally, to own and manage a car and so we worked at our local supermarket to pay for it. It’s there that I was … Continue reading "The Customer is Right (and Wrong)"
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A great question via Wiselike (this one gave me reason to pause and really consider the answer – I like that):
A great question via Wiselike (this one gave me reason to pause and really consider the answer – I like that): Does running a startup further refine what you’re truly good at? How have your professional skills expanded (or diminished) when having to wear the multiple hats that are required of an entrepreneur? Here’s my answer: … Continue reading "Startup: Refines"
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Here’s an important question asked about work and family via Wiselike:
Here’s an important question asked about work and family via Wiselike: How do you divide your time between family and work? I work full-time and then work on my side projects when possible as well as freelance projects, try to blog and honestly it feels like there isn’t enough hours in a day to balance it … Continue reading "Dividing Time Between Family and Work"
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I like this commencement address by Charlie Day (but it’s not super-amazing). What I do like is something that he says a little more than half-way through:
I like this commencement address by Charlie Day (but it’s not super-amazing). What I do like is something that he says a little more than half-way through: If I was going to run the risk of failure then I wanted to be in the place where I would be proud to fail, doing what I … Continue reading "Fail in the Place You’d Be Proud to Fail"
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As an engineer, I am very familiar with what we know and understand as “technical debt” (aka “code debt”) which is a met…
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It’s been a fun and challenging few weeks as I’ve moved into fundraising mode for my new company. I shared a few thoughts on what this has been like over the last few weeks here.
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While Roenne has been obsessively vlogging and working on her civil engineering assignment via Quantum Camp, Arden and I worked on these gems. :) “Your mission, should you choose to accept it…
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This was an interesting question to answer via Wiselike:
This was an interesting question to answer via Wiselike: Do you think that self-taught programmers have as much to offer as those with degrees? While programmers do have to keep learning new languages to keep up with the latest trends, most seem to get a programming/computer science degree as the basis of their education. In … Continue reading "Self-Taught Programmers vs Programmers with Degrees?"
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When I started putting my new project together I didn’t think I’d be moving as quickly as I have been, which may see somewhat strange considering that I had intentionally built up a ton of velocity on purpose, starting with a 72-hour binge-building…
When I started putting my new project together I didn’t think I’d be moving as quickly as I have been, which may see somewhat strange considering that I had intentionally built up a ton of velocity on purpose, starting with a 72-hour binge-building session and continuing to build speed into the first 20 days. I’m … Continue reading "“Are You Happy?”"
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  • YO, GG.
    Developer, 1982 - present
    For the goods: http://yo.gg/
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Startup founder, enterprise executive, award-winning indie developer, life-long blogger, educator, hacker, husband, parent, and coach. If I'm not building the next big thing then I'm investing in those that are.
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the internet is my playground.
Education
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
    M. Biblical Studies, M. Christian Ed., 2006 - 2013
    Behavioral science, psychology, & management. A little techno-anthropology.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Science, Technology and Culture, 2001 - 2005
    Design psychology and post-modern philosophy. WTF?!
  • The Bolles School
    Degree in How School Sucks, 1997 - 2001
    There are few words that adequately describe this experience.
  • American School in Japan
    Degree in Hard Knocks, 1994 - 1997
    I loved Tokyo more than school.
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