As the year comes to an end, I've been contemplating time and values. You only get today once and some day, today's run out for us all. That's not grim, it's awesome. Because it means today counts for so much more. A few practices and values that I have had...

If you were asked to identify the biggest killer of productivity for a software engineer, what would you say it is? You might say "email" or "drop in managers" but those two things have the same root cause. Disruptions! The mother of all flow killing work place activities. Disruptions can...

I recently gave a talk at Denver Startup Week 2016 about a system I came up with and implemented at InVisionApp. The presentation was given on September 16th at the Commons on Champa. Abstract Have you ever felt like all you did was check email and Slack? We did too,...

Below are a few good links from the prior week. I want to call out one in particular that had this quote: Greatness is consistency driven by a deep love of the work. It is a great article on the "greats" of programming and how they stay productive. Hint: it...

If ever there is an intersection of two things that I love, it's productivity and programming. So when I saw the study by Microsoft - I was hooked. Think of this as the tl;dr; of that paper. I read it so that you can get to Fear the Walking Dead...