Remote and Working Remotely

Remote and Working Remotely

I am writing this post from the beautiful outdoor/open library in Hilo, Hawai. Last week, I read the book “Remote” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson. They are the two founding members of signal37 (Basecamp), the company who started Ruby on Rails...

Linchpin: How To Be Indespensible

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Over the last few decades businesses have become all about lowering costs. Finding cheaper materials, cheaper processes, and cheaper labor. Because of this, many jobs have been shipped overseas or automated. Job security has become a...

How to Achieve Your Goals

What was the last goal you set? What was your New Year’s resolution? Did you accomplish it? As we approach the end of the year, people will be making new resolutions for things they want to accomplish or changes they want to make in their lives. But with such a...

My Trip to Taiwan and Living Deliberately

Yesterday, I returned back to Japan after spending eight wonderful days in Taiwan. I had a great trip and was able to travel and stay in 4 different cities while I was there. The whole trip was a complete blast and one of the best I have ever taken. Taiwan really is a...

Living Deliberately: A different kind of self help book?

  A couple weeks ago I was contacted by an author who had just published a new book. He told me that it was called Living Deliberately and was about how to live life better. He sent me a copy, and I have had time to read the first few chapters. Here are my early...