I have been open and committed to my desire to change. Or rather push myself to professional excellence in my areas of interest. Through this I’m creating tangible goals… so this should get me all set up, right? RIGHT!? …
How to go about change though? Given the desire to push myself to new heights and at the same time change several aspects I’ve embraced the blogosphere again. But have I started out on the wrong foot?
Continue reading “Sticking with the change”
I’m not interested in being average. I’m out to be exceptional.
I’m not waiting to be picked. I’m actively creating opportunities.
I’m commanding my time so I can own my trajectory and maximize my impact.
The Outlier Developer Manifesto
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“Boundary” – Something that indicates bounds or limits. Also called frontier.
Most of us have heard about “pushing yourself to the limits”. It’s something I associate with performing ones very best for a given end result.
New personal record at the local 10k race? Getting to market with a new product? Landing the stage 1 rocket after it’s delivered payload into orbit?
Focusing on the end result can be a powerful motivator, and also a door-opener to new possibilities, but there’s something lost there. Is it really only about the end result? Continue reading “Pushing boundaries into 2016”
“How are you?”
A simple question that usually is followed by a polite response expressing our contentment with our daily life situation. I’ve been answering it a little differently lately: “Not so good, really. I’m completely burnt out!”
People are taken aback by this brutal honesty and many don’t know how to respond. I don’t want to make things hard on them, but I can’t stand lying to others (and myself) anymore. Regardless of peoples responses, it’s been a relief to come out in the open. Continue reading “How are you, Really?”