7 mn read It’s the people, stupid! We have serious problems today with delivering modern digital capabilities. Modern systems architectures cannot be delivered and operated by traditional organizations. Conway’s Law is an ever-present and undeniable force. Against this reality, most organizational architectures do not align with the loosely-coupled software architecture design vision. This is the most overlooked aspect […]Continue reading "Neglect the Meatware at Your Own Peril"
4 mn read I’m a novice with slow-cooking meats over wood or charcoal smoke, but I am learning more and more every time I try. As an adult, there are only a few things in my life after the military where I get tangible outcomes from my work. This is just a dynamic of our digitized, modern, disconnected […]Continue reading "5 Productivity and Life Lessons from Learning How to BBQ"
2 mn read There is a very specific formula to having a very successful career. Most people want to have that great work/life balance but think that means working less and playing more. But that’s not necessarily true. Sometimes it’s about things like time management, who you know, and understanding different perspectives on your role. Most people just […]Continue reading "3 Ways to Make you Valuable at Work"
3 mn read I love reading books. More importantly, I love reading psychology books. They help you get to understand the human mind better and they provide you with tips on how to control your mind. It can be useful for getting people to buy your product. But more importantly, it can help you better utilize your time […]Continue reading "3 Psychology Books for Better Time Management"
3 mn read Having a successful startup has more to do with psychology than it does with being business savvy. Understanding yourself as well as how your target audience reacts to your product or service is key. Compromising between the two is quite challenging. This is why many startups fail. So, in order to set you up for […]Continue reading "3 Ways to Prevent your Startup from Cratering"
2 mn read I’m a huge fan of the “To Do” List. I love that it keeps me on track and organized. I am a deliverables type of guy so the list does me so many favors on hitting those deliverables. There are many tools out there that can assist your list. I use plenty of them myself. […]Continue reading "Why Having a “To Do” List is Important"
2 mn read Time management is an entrepreneur’s best friend. Understanding why is important is key to your success as an entrepreneur. Throughout my time both as an entrepreneur and a Marine Corps Officer having great time management skills has helped me stay ahead of the competition and do some incredible things. In this article, I will want […]Continue reading "3 Reasons Time Management is Important"
2 mn read Every entrepreneur is always searching for more time. When I started being efficient with my productivity was a huge challenge. I had to find unique ways to get myself to stay on track. Finding those unique ways turned out to be a huge challenge. So, because it was a huge challenge for me I want […]Continue reading "3 Productivity Tools for Entrepreneurs"
3 mn read I’m sure there are people out there that are saying “What is Agile/Scrum?” and why are you writing an article about it? Well, those are amazing questions and I hope to answer them throughout this article. But to give you a quick summary of what it is, it is basically a methodology that teaches you […]Continue reading "What is Agile/Scrum?"
3 mn read Unlike some of my previous productivity articles, I’m not going to tell you how to be productive. So, for this one, I’m just going to introduce you to tools that can help you get organized and enhance your productivity. I use these tools quite a bit. These tools help me stay organized and on target. […]Continue reading "3 Powerful Tools for Productivity"