Monthly Archives: September 2017

Done beats Perfect

Done beats perfect. In fact, Done beats outstanding. Done even beats really really good. You have to be careful how you define done, though. Done means it meets requirements. A survivalist is building a shelter for tonight and rain is … Continue reading

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‘For Others’ beats ‘For Me’

Here’s a thing that just happened at Kroger. The cashier circled a little survey thing on my receipt and said to take the survey. My brain was about to go where it usually goes the half dozen times a day … Continue reading

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What inspires you?

I am not feeling particularly inspired today for some reason. Rather than coming up with a bunch of reasons/excuses, I thought I would turn it around. How do you motivate yourself when you are feeling uninspired?

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Do you use The Voice?

Sometimes you just have to use “The Voice”. My daughter was at a retreat this weekend with some team building. You know the kind: you’re in the woods with ropes and weird wooden structures and someone shouting inspiring clichés to … Continue reading

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Well I didn’t see that coming

Most of us understand risk. It’s hard wired. Our prehistoric ancestors knew what the odds were when they chose to hunt in an area with a large Masterson population. They calculated that the nutritional bounty was worth the risk of … Continue reading

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Why are we even here?

A colleague is having a baby any day now. He’s worried about missing work because the culmination two years’ work is going live any day now as well. In fact, this will be one of the most highly visible project … Continue reading

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Everything will be Okay

Everything is going to be just fine. I have no idea whether that is true of course. How could I? Still, I act as if. Because I can’t think of any alternatives that leave room for me to be of … Continue reading

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