The Choice

Posted on November 5, 2013

I was nearing a nervous breakdown.  My business, A Mountain Top, was losing steam despite the extra effort I was putting into it in a vain attempt to gain altitude.  I hadn't taken a day off in almost two years and the recent arrival of my second daughter was making sleep a precious commodity. It wasn't working. On top of all of that, I was unable to shake a growing realization that I was in the wrong business.  My efforts to build a small ...

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Why does the software community matter?

Posted on August 30, 2013

Since the beginning of appendTo, we've constantly said we support the community. I view that supportive posture as one of the keys to the success we've seen so far, but we've done little to explain why. I was graciously given the opportunity to talk a little bit about this prior to the keynote this week at the devLink Technical Conference and I wanted to re-post the transcript of what I said here on my blog. This is a subject I am passionate ...

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Remote Working is a skill that can be learned

Posted on May 31, 2013

Earlier this week at FluentConf 2013 I delivered a keynote talk about some of my thoughts and experiences with Remote Working. The video for the talk is up and available below.

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