Natural Planning Model

The Natural Planning Model

I found this interesting while re-reading David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done.  It’s the six steps of natural planning: Defining purpose and principles Outcome Visioning Brainstorming Organizing Identifying next actions According to Allen, this is the way in which our brain plans virtually any task.  What I found thought-provoking here, is that we probably process…

HostGator Support Page

When the Support Page Doesn’t Help

I’ve been with HostGator for my web hosting since January 2014 when I left Dreamhost.  I love them.  I have a reseller account that lets me sell shared hosting (i.e., assign a cPanel instance to someone who wants their own self-supported shared hosting) or provide managed hosting services to clients through my own hosting account.…

Pocket Unread Articles

Read Later Process

I use Pocket to store my “read later” articles that interest me as I peruse my Twitter timeline or browse the web.  I’ve written about this process in the past.  I tend to hoard articles for later reading; it’s a personal flaw that I readily admit.  Unfortunately, between work and owning a toddler, I’ve noticed…

Trump and the Lack of Resistance from GOP

Despite its name, this post isn’t actually a rant about Donald Trump.  It’s actually just an admiring observation about our legal system in a tweet posted by one of my favorite people on Twitter. Nothing in our system is self-executing. Trump can transgress every law and custom we have until enough people summon the will…

January Certifications

Busy Month

It sure has been a busy New Year so far.  January was especially hectic as we started to pack for our move to North Carolina in a few weeks.  In addition to this, I headed down to Orlando to get my Scrum Product Owner certification, which involved a two-day course in managing product development in…