I've always had grandiose plans for a personal website that have never come to fruition. Instead my creative energy goes into work or fanciful things like writing stories for an audience of one.
Soft Skills Are The Hard PartNovember 8th 2022
When I hear the term "soft skills" I generally get a bit triggered. Many times these skills are ignored, dismissed, or even mocked, especially in software and engineering circles. Not only do I consider them harder, but more important than the so-called "hard skills".
What Dad Does NowJuly 20th 2022
Explaining what it feels like to be engineering manager to a six year old, and I think to myself. It involves many unglamorous and difficult things that need to be done no matter what and no matter when.
A Thousand Feet BackApril 20th 2022
It can be helpful to give your team a performance review every few months. If you put the effort in, you will see just how quickly all things on your team move in a positive direction.
- code - 2 posts
- fiction - 1 post
- management - 7 posts
- meta - 3 posts
- personal - 5 posts
- quick-tip - 1 post
I'm pretty good at my three C's: cars, computers, and canines. I have been an ASE Parts Specialist so no mechanic can cheat me. I have been tinkering with computer hardware and programming since the early 90's. I also spent a few years learning about canine behavior including six months of direct work with a senior trainer - I did this more for personal learning than starting a business, but I'm certainly open to such things.