I work on diverse products from wearables to drones to consumer hardware.
This platform allows me to share my experiences and illuminate lessons I discover.
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Feed the pigs so they’re ready to fly. It can take 1,000 days before a business succeeds. Set up easy systems so you can keep going.
The doctor and YouTuber Ali Abdaal has released a few Skillshare classes. I watched the top four courses and collected the best insights.
My favorites from the year’s big stack of books, including celebrity auto-biographies, terrific fiction, and inspiring true stories. From the top of the list:
(3) Made to Stick (2) Humor, Seriously (1) Invention: A Life
I have worked in product development professionally for over ten years, but I also like to build fun projects on the side.
I get so curious about new technologies that I often have to mess around with them myself. My favorite project to date is a 6 foot flower we built to raise awareness for Hunger Action Month.
My Latest Writing
- The Top Reads of 2023: Standout Page-TurnersIn 2023 I cracked a lot of books and ultimately I finished fewer than usual. That’s a good thing, particularly because it means every book I finished truly satisfied me. Reading often serves as my “productive procrastination” from projects or activities that might have gotten stuck. That means reading less signals that I stepped up… Read more: The Top Reads of 2023: Standout Page-Turners
- What I learned this year — Top 50 Extraordinary Ideas Squeeze and orange and it makes orange juice. What happens when you get squeezed? And 49 more lessons on on leadership, focus, and happiness.
- The Power of Avoiding James Dyson’s MistakesThe mistakes along James Dyson’s path to enormous success, the value of stubbornness to win out in the end, and a constructive tip on learning in your field.