Making Space

Most people who come to me for advice are either working too hard or not hard enough. The latter group knows that there’s a problem and want to fix it, but the former group always come under the guise of wanting to work on something else. No one, except maybe your family, will criticize you… Continue reading Making Space

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Being Fascinated

For the past few days I’ve had a spring in my step. Why? Because I’m writing some tax-loss-harvesting and rebalancing software, of course. Yesterday, as I was coding, I realized how monotonous the code I was writing was, but how much I was enjoying writing it. It was a strange combination. I don’t always love… Continue reading Being Fascinated

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A Step by Step Guide to Life Prioritization

I’ve been asked a lot recently about how I manage different priorities and how I translate those priorities into day-to-day actions. It’s always a good question, but with many of us finding ourselves less distracted with travel and entertainment, the question is more relevant than ever. Let’s go through a quick exercise to help solve… Continue reading A Step by Step Guide to Life Prioritization

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Long Term Valuable Output

There was a time in my life when I was singularly obsessed with output. I rated my days in terms of how much output I had produced that day and tried, within reason, to limit anything that did not produce output. It felt great to do this, as I had previously not been particularly good… Continue reading Long Term Valuable Output

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3D Printing

When I first began quarantine I was extremely productive. I rewrote some big parts of CruiseSheet and got a lot of work done. Then after a week or so I had cleaned out my backlog of tasks and, with cruise sales down about 100%, wasn’t coming up with any pressing tasks to add to my… Continue reading 3D Printing

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