Four Decades In - Thoughts On Turning 40

Normally when February 1st rolls around I treat it like any other day. This year I spent more time, than I expected I would, thinking about what it means to be 40 years old.

I spent the weekend before my birthday partying in Nicaragua. Day drinking, turning into all night drinking, followed by all day drinking - at the beach. …

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Hindsight Is 2020

I have to say that 2019 was a very odd year. I'm not fully sure what to make of it but there were a couple really big things that happened that I think shaped my near future in big ways.

Right now as I write this, it's roughly 5:30pm (PST) on Dec. 31st, 2019. So with the new year arriving …

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Be An Adult. Do The Work

Here are the top 5 things you need to do in the coming year to be more productive.

  1. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  2. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  3. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  4. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  5. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.

Every now and then I need a …

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Looking Back on 2017

As an engineer I spend a lot of time thinking about problems, their solutions, and how to implement the many solutions that I’d brainstormed. I’ll spend hours and hours just thinking. The problem is, all this thinking is spent on my business. I don’t spend nearly enough time thinking about my life, it’s problems, and solutions.

I want to change …

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What's In My Bag - 2017

I work on the road a lot. This is one of the reasons we decided to close our offices this year.

Currently I’m in Lisbon, Portugal and have about another 4 weeks on the road before I return to Los Angeles. I posted a snap to my Snapchat account the first night here showing an amazing view behind my current …

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