CaboPress 2017

We’re all pretty brilliant folks (especially you, since you’re reading this) and convincing us we could be more-brilliant about stuff isn’t always easy, especially anything that deals with our businesses, relationships, or visions for either or both. We need evidence. We need proof that if we’re going to change up our strategies or approaches with our… Read more about CaboPress 2017

Good and Evil

This past Friday, my car got hit by a motorcycle. There’s a story there, but this post isn’t about that. Rather, it’s about people’s perception of the rider. He must have been speeding. He must not have been paying attention. He must not know how to ride. None of this is actually true, though. He… Read more about Good and Evil

Emotions

TL;DR – I have them, I can control them, but my dog can’t. When I was a boy, maybe 3 or 4 years old, I remember my parents had a retired greyhound named Taffy. She was pretty old, and shy, and I could tell she really loved me even though all I wanted to do… Read more about Emotions

Defining Success

As a wee lad growing up in the 80’s, “success” was pretty clear: Watch TV Play video games Listen to whatever music my parents do Eat more sugar Become an astronaut Pretend to be sick to avoid school Avoid gross girls What the heck is the internet? As a teenage man in the 90’s, “success” got a little… Read more about Defining Success

Distributed

In 2010 I took a job with the fine folks at Automattic. Having been contributing to WordPress, BuddyPress, and bbPress since 2007, working with the biggest company in the WordPress ecosystem seemed like the next logical step in my career. If you somehow haven’t heard of them, they’re a great company with open-source in it’s heart and… Read more about Distributed