Reflection Frameworks

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is typically a change of pace for most people – even if they don’t go on vacation – and a socially acceptable time to reflect and make large changes in

MVP: Minimum Viable Personality

“Our engineers are all weirdos.” If all companies end up becoming technology companies then the technology people end up having power. And power corrupts. We have all heard of stories where everyone has a dress code apart from

Lessons on Hiring and Networking

I have been working as a software developer for over a decade to the point in my career where I know hundreds of people that are in my same line of work and can thus give (and receive) meaningful help

Write in 2012

Last year I resolved to write more this year.  I ran across the idea of Morning Pages and found a writing site and some tools that helped me no matter where I was.  In this post I’ll talk

How to deal with robots and get your poodle a job

How should you act when a recruiter calls you during personal relaxation time (i.e. grooming your pet poodle “Fluffikissh”)? What are the ground rules for interacting with robots? If the end goal of everyone is to have