“I stopped caring about my career when I had kids,” he says. “Everything that I…

“I stopped caring about my career when I had kids,” he says. “Everything that I do, every decision that I make, is how I can get home to my four-year-old and six-year-old faster.”

I love this quote from Scott Hanselman, a program manager at Microsoft, author and avid blogger and speaker. It’s from a talk he gives about increasing your productivity.

One of the insights is to clean out mental…

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An itch

I suffer from an ailment of never being content doing only the work required day to day. Lately I’ve been getting the itch to start building something from scratch again. The last thing I put a lot of time into building was BrewTrackr, and that was almost three years ago.

So the next step, and one of the hardest in my opinion second only to actually building, is figuring out what to do. I have a…

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It’s a few years, and it’s over

It’s a few years, and it’s over

We have a few special years with our children when they’re the ones that want us around. After that you’re going to be running after them for a bit of attention … It’s a few years, and it’s over.

I decided to watch the movie Hook last night after realizing it’s been a while since I last watched it. This quote really grabbed my attention. It is said by the wife of Robin Williams’ character in a…

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Canyons Resort, Park City, Utah

This week, the entire company is getting together for the annual Grand Meetup in Park City, Utah. The views here are gorgeous.

Canyons Resort, Park City, Utah

This week, the entire company is getting together for the annual Grand Meetup in Park City, Utah. The views here are gorgeous.

Meeting hundreds of people at once

I’m laying in bed, unable to sleep due to both excitement and nerves, thinking about the events of tomorrow. Tomorrow afternoon I’ll get on a plane and fly to Park City, Utah, to meet about 250 colleagues I’ve been working with for nearly a year but haven’t met.

Every year the entire company gets together in what they call a “Grand Meetup” to get some face time with one another. Automatticis a…

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