I spoke at AltConference 2017 about how to name things. Last year when I spoke at AltConf 2016, things went really well… and I was invited to speak again in 2017 on the spot! (And I accepted on the spot, haha.) I actually started brainstorming this talk right then and there, so I had an… Continue reading Name Your Thing!
I just wrote up a trip report for my team at Microsoft, highlighting at least one takeaway from each session I attended at Grace Hopper 2016. It occurs to me that I should share that with the rest of the world, too. Here they are! â€œGrowth and comfort never coexist.â€ â€“Ginni Rometty, Chairwoman, President… Continue reading My top Grace Hopper session takeaways
Intellectually, I’m not a huge fan of new year’s resolutionsâ€”heck, I’m not even sure about how you capitalize and punctuate the phrase. :) I like to think that the time of year shouldn’t have a massive impact on deciding to make improvements in your life, you know? But I’m in a weird spot this year.… Continue reading Resolutish
Things I learned: 1) You can just delete all those f-cking .dmg files. Cool! Thanks 2) When I take notes on a detailed phone conversation, event, or podcast recording session, I sure do need to jot down your full name and how I know you. Harry and Michelle, you barely made it through the cracks.… Continue reading First Finder cleanup results
I signed up for Amazon affiliate links a few months back, even though I’m pretty sure one person ever has actually used one to buy something. I figure it just can’t hurt, ya know? I often link to products I discuss in my posts, and in my mind there’s no reason not to try to… Continue reading Amazon affiliate link bookmarklet
When I first started listening to Back to Work, I had never heard of OmniFocus orÂ Getting Things Done with David Allen. But since hearing Merlin extoll this system’s virtues, I got on board and eventually got the book (print AND Kindle), and eventually even wound up buying a Mac and shelling out for both OmniFocus… Continue reading OmniSavvy