Career | Learning | Personal Growth

Find The Gap

When you bob around on the Tube in London you’re constantly reminded to “mind the gap”. It’s so frequently stated (at every stop) that it’s become a meme. The gap of course is the space between the train and the platform, which can be hazardous if you aren’t watching where you’re walking, ie: minding the…

Career | Personal Growth | Poetry | Productivity

Fresh Snow

“Let us hope it will always be like this, each of us going on in our inexplicable ways building the universe.” – Mary Oliver, Song of the Builders After warm temperatures melted most of the snow left over from 2019 and the beginning of this month, we’re being dusted with fresh snow this morning. It’s…

Learning | Personal Growth | Productivity

Dancing on the Line

I travel a lot, and stay in many hotel rooms along the way.  My primary request when staying anywhere is to get a quiet room.  That means rooms that aren’t next to the elevators, the ice machine or in high traffic areas.  Ideally I won’t have a door that connects to another room.  So it’s disappointing…

Culture | Exercise | Habits | Learning | Personal Growth | Productivity | Reading | Writing

Doing Things That Matter

A little more than a year into my focus on daily habits, the overall the results are encouraging.  James Clear’s Atomic Habits poured gasoline on my focus on doing things that matter every day,  beginning with small things like reading more, writing every day and exercise.  It started with changing the routine when I got…