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Notes: America’s Best Hope 2016

Posted on November 12 , 2016

America’s Best Hope is a yearly, profound Christian leadership conference run by an Indianapolis nonprofit (Truth at Work).  These are a few notes I took that spoke to me in the moment, but this is not a full representation and absolutely does not do the conference justice!

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How to Find a Remote Job

Posted on October 1 , 2016

Recently, I briefly went through a period of looking into next step options.  I’ve worked remotely for years and have no intentions of ever changing that!  We were blessed with an awesome opportunity that popped up, so the search is finally over.  But before I completely turn to the next page, I thought I’d throw out some links that were incredibly helpful:

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Book Notes: The Checklist Manifesto (Atul Gawande)

Posted on December 28 , 2015

Here are a few notes I took while reading The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande.  Admittedly, the notes are sparse.  Although the book makes powerful points, the whole thing could be condensed into a few pages.  Instead, it provides 200 pages of anecdotes and examples.  Helpful, for sure, but largely repetitious…
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Book Notes: The Open Organization (Jim Whitehurst)

Posted on August 28 , 2015

My list of unorganized notes from The Open Organization, by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat CEO): (more…)

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The Pros and Cons of Working From Home

Posted on January 6 , 2014

It’s now been over a year and half since I started working remotely as a senior software engineer for Red Hat. A large portion of Red Hat engineering is remote and the company embraces the setup. It’s certainly my dream gig and I love the work. However, working remotely, full-time, has been simultaneously incredible and difficult. Thoughts: (more…)

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