One of the better pieces of advice I’ve read is to write a personal mission statement. This came from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. I know it sounds hokey, and that’s because it is. But it’s important to be purposeful about your plans and choices in life or else… Continue reading Personal Mission Statement
An honest apology is a powerful tool that will serve you well throughout your life. It can ease your conscience and it can strengthen a relationship. It’s not easy, and some people never master this skill. Having the ability to make a heartfelt apology is a mark of emotional maturity. I believe you need five… Continue reading Five Parts of an Honest Apology
A few months ago I transitioned into a new role that is somewhat of a hybrid of division lead and team lead (independent division with a business-critical function, but only one large-ish team). Many of the responsibilities for these roles overlap, but I found it helpful to think through what I think is most important… Continue reading Management Responsibilities
My buddy Matias and me, we’re the beeest friends that could be…. 🎶
A few years ago I read a review of a mobile app called Zombies, Run! It’s a neat idea, basically a narrative that you listen to while you go out in the real world and run. It’s kind of like a radio play, where the DJ is the “dispatcher” who has sent you, a runner, out… Continue reading Florence + The Machine + Pavlov + The Zombies
Noodling around on this. Hope you enjoy it.
Every morning in school, millions of children pledge their allegiance to the flag. But the flag itself is a piece of cloth with colored ink, probably made in China. It’s not imbued with divine powers. It doesn’t think and feel. And it doesn’t care about your allegiance. The flag is of course a powerful symbol.… Continue reading The Flag Doesn’t Need Your Allegiance
A lot of people say “Bob, I love it when you say stuff, I want that all the time.” Or “Your facebook posts are so funny, I wish they were longer and made me click a link.” A lot of people. Well friends, I have exciting news. I am the owner of the shiny new domain bob.blog upon… Continue reading Introducing bob.blog!
Took the kids to the Calatrava art museum. Dey got some good art dere.