Next time you ask for a favor, think about how you might reciprocate that favor. Can you do it before you even ask? Originally published at The Pastry Box Project.
Blogs were the first round of social media on the web. Medium length writing with links and images and such. Then we got Facebook. We still write, but it’s shorter and doesn’t have the complexities of running a blog. Then Twitter, just 140 characters of text. Even simpler, but you still have to write. Then […]
It doesn’t take very long on a project to get to the point where deleting code feels better than writing it. Sometimes it means you found a better way to do it that requires less code. Sometimes it means you discovered a way to re-use some code from elsewhere in the project. That’s exciting because […]
A barber explaining how they interpret people’s explanations of how they want their hair cut. A dog walker explaining how they successfully find new customers and keep the ones they have. A grandmother explaining their classic recipe for ginger snaps. An engineer demonstrating how a rear differential works. An accountant pointing out the most common […]
I’d list the ways, but you know the ways. Some of that time is required because we’re decompressing. But some of that time is because we’re being lazy, procrastinating, or worse, lacking the self-awareness to even realize we’re burning hours. I don’t have a solution, but I have one little idea. Every time you sit […]