Have you ever moved halfway across a continent? Further? Heck, have you ever moved at all? Did you enjoy it? Moving is pretty universally hated by the folks I’ve spoken to. Packing up all of your things and hauling them from one house/apartment/condo/trailer to the next is not typically seen as a fun exercise. So, when […]
Today is the first day of the rest of my life. This, of course, can be said of every person, every day. For me, today, it rings truer than ever. Today is the first day in my new position with Markley Cloud Services. This is actually a set of fairly radical changes. First, I’ll be heading […]
I quit my job today. This wasn’t just any job, it was the best job I’ve ever had. More than that, it was my dream job. I remember telling a friend about 6 or 7 years ago that what I really wanted was to go work for the Internet Society. I wanted to turn my […]
Happy New Year! Now that I’ve put 2013 to bed, it’s time to turn towards this New Year ahead. I’m taking a hint from my new colleague Dan York and am going to pass on resolutions this year and instead focus on three words. My three words for 2014? Create Discover Preserve They may sound […]
Predictions of our eminent demise have again been exaggerated and although b’ak’tun 13 has ended, life on earth appears to continue. So we’re all stuck here together for a while longer it seems. To make the most of that, I believe that we should all take stock of our achievements and failures, asses our priorities, […]
The first (often overlooked) step to becoming “successful” is defining success. We must set our coordinates accurately so that we can someday reach our intended destination.
2011 was a fascinating year for me: I changed jobs, got divorced and fell in love (twice). I moved from the suburbs to the city and started riding to work. I was interviewed by Juniper, took 16 trips to 13 different cities, joined TheHundred Denver, and was kicked out of Canada. I started speaking more, working less, and spending more time with my kids. I published my second book, co-authored my first Internet-Draft, filed my first patent application, and re-discovered my spirituality. Oh, and I turned 30…