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Creating an Impact

How can we combine our knowledge of human behavior with critical thinking to give our customers, our teams, and ourselves the best chance for success?

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2019 Personal Retrospective: Measuring progress and setting goals

Every year I write a personal retrospective to take a look at where I've been and set goals for where I want to go next — posted in public for the curious.

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Personal Retrospective: Q1 2019

I set goals at the beginning of 2019. This is a check in to see how I’m doing, what I should keep up, and what I should change to make sure I get where I want to go.

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The Importance of Setting Good Expectations

Every negative emotion I’ve felt (or caused) can be traced back to violated expectations. Learning to set better expectations is a business superpower.

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Automation + Control: Progressive Disclosure of Complexity

How can we design systems that are friendly to beginners, but accessible to experts? There’s no one-size-fits-all solution — we need layers of abstraction.

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2018 in Review: How I’m Structuring Goals to Make 2019 My Best Year Yet

Goals only matter if they’re measured. I’m learning from last year and setting measurable goals to make 2019 my best year yet.

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2017 Retrospective: What went right? What could have gone better? How will I improve going forward?

For many of us, 2017 was a pretty rough year. In this post, I’ll take a look at my 2017 experience, and how I’ll use that information to improve my 2018.

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How I’m Looking at My Past to Improve My Future

We all look at the past sometimes and think about what went wrong. Here’s a simple exercise to make sure reflecting on our past is building a better future.

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Why you should never feel guilty about “wasting time”.

If you worry that trying new ideas might be “wasted time”, consider this: I lived in a van and wore eyeliner for two years — and I owe my career to it.

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Why do I always feel disappointed after I get something I want?

It’s tempting to always push for more. But does it actually make us happy when we get it? Why aren’t we happier after we achieve our goals?

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