Educators and people that work daily with children and in servant-leadership roles understand and practice these observations almost innately. However those of us in tech, especially remote tech-workers, could use a reminder.
I had a great time at RubyConf 2012. Matz kicked it off with a good, short talk on the importance of being happy. Here are some notes from that talk. – big crowd – warm welcome – “I’m a happy programmer.” [...]
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:6-7)
Today, K flew down to her brother’s. He could use her help over the next few days and when she first thought of going, she didn’t say “I’ve got my own family that needs me”, “I’m too busy”, “I’ve committed [...]
A lack of information and a fear that the perfect choice is not available are two roadblocks to action. If you wait for perfect information or the “perfect” option, you will never take action. So, instead of waiting for [...]
"It is not being loved and admired by other people that brings joy to living. Joy comes in being able, myself, to love and admire whatever I find that is rare and good and beautiful." - Richard Bach in "A Lady from Pecatonica"
For Rails Rumble 2012 we made MapMySales.com. Here’s the About Us that the kids wrote: “Made in 2012 by a team of four people (and their special forces monkeys), MapMySales was originally designed as an entry for [...]