If you’ve ever given a speech or performed for an audience, you know how hard it can be to gauge how you’re coming across. Writing a blog is the same way. It’s surprisingly difficult to know what your readers are finding useful. What’s resonating with people? What are they tired of reading about? What would […]
I sometimes write about subjects other than productivity, personal development, or living a meaningful life (like roasting your own coffee beans or sonnets by Garrison Keillor).
You can find those articles below!
In about three weeks, Sarah and I will be having our first kid! For posterity, I recorded two predictions about early parenthood in my last post, and here are two more. Some (hopefully not all) will be wrong, but that’s the fun of it, right? 3. We Have Enough Baby Equipment Our friends and family […]
Roughly three weeks from tomorrow, Sarah and I are going to have our first child. Hooray! It’s an understatement to say that our lives are about to change forever. Human beings often experience memory distortion as a facet of hindsight bias. In other words, when something surprises us, we tend to weave the surprise into […]
“Corporations are people, my friend,” — Mitt Romney (and the US Supreme Court) Wait, corporations are people? Legally, (to a certain degree) yes. On social media, they sure try to act like people. You probably have strong feelings one way or the other, but just for two minutes, I’d like to set aside the arguments for […]
It’s hard to know how to celebrate Memorial Day. Like most people, I celebrate it by, well, doing whatever I want. I appreciate the day off work, but I sometimes feel like I’m missing the point of the holiday. I didn’t always get the day off work. In college, I waited tables during the summer. […]