On Experiments

I believe in the power of small experiments as a way to start habits and introduce changes. I like to bring new things into my daily routines and see how they unfold. I enjoy trying new things and adopting new…

A Few Small Steps

I've been thinking a lot lately about the part I play in today's societal challenges. We are facing so many large issues–from climate crisis, privacy rights violations, gun control, LGBTQ rights, access to affordable health care, wealth and pay…

My Wander Exercise

Just before a vacation to the mountains, my coach suggested that I do a "wander" exercise while I was out in the wilderness. Here's roughly how it worked. To begin, you head to the outdoors. Go for a…

My First Digital Sabbath

I think I first heard the term "Digital Sabbath" from Brad Feld. I'm drawn to the idea of a weekly ritual to unwind and recharge. Too often, I mindlessly read or work on my phone or laptop, and…

On Walking 1:1s

If you work with me, you would know that I'm a big fan of walking one-on-ones. The "walk and talk" meeting is my favorite. The fact that I work a block from the beach is an added bonus.…

End of Summer

It's Labor Day, and the end of summer is upon us. I spent the weekend out in Palm Springs. It was extremely hot, but the early morning was perfect for running followed by a refreshing jump into the pool. Palm…

Taking my Seat in the Warrior's World

At about the same time we successfully launched our General Availability v1.0.0 release, our new website, and unveiled Reaction to the world at a large industry conference, we moved from our beloved home in Venice, and my dad…

Beginner's Mind

I love this article in The New York Times, (It's Great to) Suck at Something. "If we accept our failures and persevere nonetheless, we might provide a respite from the imperative to succeed and instead find acceptance in trying.…