One Goal a Day

I have never been a particularly long-term planner. Nowadays, perhaps even moreso, I try to focus on the micro (the next month, the next week, even just the next few days). I believe in having a long-term compass, a set of values that guide my decisions and tendencies, but not having specific long-term goals.

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Project Launch: “Just Focus”

Today, a few friends and I launched Just Focus - a free chrome extension that helps you avoid distractions and enables you to focus on your real work. Simply add a website to your block list and hit "Start Focusing" –– you’ll increase your working efficiency and get more done.

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Group Dynamics

I find the study of group dynamics to be really interesting. Whether or not you spend a lot of time purposefully thinking about the formal study of organizations, chances are you have picked up on the tendencies of group development simply through your own life experiences.

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Every Day

I publish essays every single day. It is not because I have to, it is because I voluntarily want to. It is also not because I have many external incentives for doing so...I do not get paid to write these essays. Very few of these essays really go viral.

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Sweat

I am a big believer in the idea that culture drives outcomes. Process drives results. The score takes care of itself. I think this simple framework applies on a variety of different levels - from personal development to company building. 

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The Golden Rule vs. The Silver Rule

The Golden Rule is this basic idea that humans should "do unto others as you would have them do unto you." This idea is taught in elementary school classrooms around the country (and probably world). 

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