I’m an Imposter

There is an imposter amongst usI’m an imposter.  How many times have you told yourself that?  I’m not good at what I do.  Someone will find out that I’m a fraud.  Any success I’ve had was just luck.  I don’t belong here. Imposter syndrome a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of […]

Overcome New Job Stress by Getting To Know Your Team

A few weeks ago I blogged about being stressed at my new job. For a lot of us, change is tough and can lead to some serious (some times debilitating) stress. Part of that stress has to do with the fact that you really don’t know what you’re walking into. Part of the newness relates to your job duties, but a bigger part has to do with people and processes.

New Job Stress

anxietyStarting a new job is one of the toughest things a person can do. This is especially true if you’ve left a place that you’ve been part of for a good chunk of your professional life. Everything is new. New colleagues with new personalities, new products, new workflows, new requirements, new facilities. Everything. The stress […]

I Resigned Today

Man ClimbingAfter nearly 8 years with a company that has given me the opportunity to be the professional that I am today, I’ve given my 2 week notice. It was a lot easier than it should have been. There were no tears and only slight trepedation. And as soon as I said the words, I felt like a giant weight was lifted off of my chest.

Is Running a News or Entertainment Website Worth It?

Gigaom Shutdown NoticeA few days ago Gigaom, a popular tech news website, mysteriously stopped producing content less than 2 hours after it published its last article. source: gigaom.com/2015/03/09/about-gigaom/ As someone who is just starting out in content publishing for profit, I often think about what it takes to actually make a living off of a website. Most […]

Scaling Down to Build Up

Walt Disney and Mickey MouseWe keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. – Walt Disney I hinted at the fact that I wanted to write more in my New Year Goals post last month. Most of the writing I had in mind was opinion and […]

Happy New Year 2015

Me and BuddhaGoodbye 2014 What a crazy year. My wife and I have packed in so much stuff over the last 12 months it doesn’t seem like it should have been possible. I should be way more tired, but here I am – refreshed and ready for more.