Category Archives: Lessons Learned

Controlling my email habits

I have had to learn to control my email checking habits. It took a long time, because the anxiety of possibly missing something was too much for a long time. Then I realized that I am not responsible for someone … Continue reading

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Staying at the Extended Stay America

UPDATE: I went to the front last night (8/6) to inquire about whether they were able to put something down for the ants. The manager of the Extended Stay (who was super nice and said she felt awful about the state … Continue reading

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Why recruiting?

A while back I wrote “Being Unreasonable about working on Projects“. I took this to heart when I decided to work as a recruiter, because I know that recruiters are seen as horrible scum that really do no good for … Continue reading

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My new todo list

I have had lists, lists of lists and lists in lists before. I have used list applications and list reminder services and even project management software that kept my lists, shared my lists, and emailed todo items to me. I … Continue reading

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Now that I’m in trouble. Here’s what I was trying to say

I suck at getting points across in 140 characters so I am going to get it across in way more characters than that. I was having a conversation with @doylealbee about this article, which was talking about how artists are taking … Continue reading

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Bottom up Destruction

Last night I was at the House Of Genius Boulder Neighborhood event at the Bing offices in Boulder, CO. I went expecting something way different than what we did. Normally, House of Genius is an event where you go and … Continue reading

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Paying it Forward, prelude to an experiment?

We all, OK many of us, remember the movie Pay it Forward. Some people knew it as a book first of course. Many of us have also watched on the news about how some person at a coffee shop or … Continue reading

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Where It all went wrong

When I was working at a corporate job, all I could think about was getting the hell out and doing my own thing. OK,so I lied a little. This idea has been in my head since I was little, but … Continue reading

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Expired Tags, Buying a House, and the Colorado DMV

I learned a couple things in the last three days and figured I would share them, in the hopes that I can save you $56 and some heart ache. In November, Melissa and I moved to our new house from … Continue reading

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What I learned from selling steaks from the back of a truck

I had a job right out of high school where I would drive around with a guy, pick a neighborhood, and knock on every door that we thought would be answered. The goal wasn’t bible sales; it was to sell … Continue reading

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