Monthly Archive: February 2014

The Benefits of a “Get Better” Mindset

99u.com has a great video up showing, with data, the many benefits from the mindset of continuous improvement. It’s 25 minutes, but will feel like 10… Heidi Grant is a great speaker. tl;dw: measuring against your past self instead of others and phrasing goals, plans, etc as “let’s see if...

Feb Experiment: Be Still

I’m behind in writing about this, but my February experiment was more or less thrust upon me when I broke my hand. I had just put in my notice at trinket the day before to spend more time helping Maddie. We needed to double down on her therapies to try...

Feeling like a 3-year-old

Last Tuesday I quit working at trinket.io. The next day I broke my hand. Unrelated. The timing is somewhat ironic though; I quit to help out more with Maddie’s continuing medical issues, and this definitely makes it harder to help. Given that I’m very right-hand dominant, it’s been an enlightening...