Archives: April 2017

The Great American Road Trip

April 5, 2017

I got the chance to spend a week driving from coast to coast with my parents last summer. We started just north of Seattle, took Route 2 across Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, then went across the UP and drove down through Michigan, then across Ohio and Pennsylvania on I-80 to NYC. Here are my notes from the trip.

LER on Light

April 5, 2017

There is but one cure for ignorance: enlightenment! Lesser treatments, such as ‘selling the masses,’ political activism, and the like, are an utter waste of time; as well try to bring daylight by cursing the darkness!” (To Free or Freeze, p. 18)

3 Lesser-Known Hubspot Tools

April 7, 2017 - Category: Development - Tags: Hubspot and CRM

Do you use Hubspot? Here are three lesser-known Hubspot tools to help you get the most out of your marketing and sales workflows.

My Setup and Tools

April 10, 2017 - Tags: Tools

I often get asked about what I use to get my work done. This post will be updated regularly with my current toolkit and setup.

How to Hit Reset and Keep Going

April 13, 2017

We’ve all been there: It is 4:30pm, our energy is low, we have at least four hours of work left to do, and we feel like giving up and taking a nap. Here is what I do to hit reset and keep going.

The Afternoon Check-in

April 14, 2017 - Tags: productivity

Two and a half months ago I started asking myself two simple questions every afternoon and I've seen a clear improvement in my mood as a direct result. Don't take your mood as a given. You are in control and can take actions to improve it.

My WordPress Stack

April 15, 2017 - Category: Development - Tags: Wordpress

Here are the tools, hosts, themes, and plugins I use to build WordPress sites quickly and get the most out of them after they launch.

Running Zapier Actions During Business Hours Only

April 25, 2017 - Tags: Tools

Two weeks ago I had a problem I wanted to solve with Zapier: Only running a particular Zapier action during business hours and delaying everything that happens outside of business hours until the next day.

Why I Set Personal Deadlines

April 26, 2017

We all understand the importance of setting deadlines at work. Everything revolves around intentionally set deadlines and there are consequences if they aren’t met. Deadlines are a useful tool at work to keep progress moving forward. If there were no deadlines and no consequences for missing them, how many projects would realistically get done?

Creating Consistently

April 30, 2017

Creating is awesome. Creating consistently is even better. Here are some strategies for being consistent in your creative endeavors.