When I get unhappy with place I’m in or a product I’m using, I readily jump the fence and see just how green that grass actually is on the other side. Some think that’s nuts. Some think that’s courageous. For me, it’s just an experiment. I moved to android from iOS. I relocated to theContinue reading “How do you jump?”
Author Archives: Daniel
The BBC defines a mid life crisis
Thanks BBC. This has absolutely nothing to do with me. Stop it. https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p081k8xn/the-truth-behind-the-midlife-crisis
Approaching the end of work
As I wrap up my final days at work I can’t help but notice: I’m less consulted but more listened to. This is not a new phenomenon. You attract people through non-neediness and, as you leave, people start to sense you don’t need them and they don’t need you. Interactions become more authentic and deeper.Continue reading “Approaching the end of work”
From house to backpack
The task before me now is to move from a two bedroom house with an extremely large backyard… to a backpack. I’ve been working on this bit by bit for months, but now is crunch time. Plus, I’m not shipping a container so it’s really a case of… everything goes! Any money made goes toContinue reading “From house to backpack”
Rediscovering Social Media
I’ve never had a desire to use social media. I like being private. I like doing my own thing. I don’t feel the need to be on stage for others. Watching that beautiful sunset can be a moment I revel in privately. Not posting it to instagram is rewarding to me as an indication ofContinue reading “Rediscovering Social Media”
Morning #1: Bored Already?
How do you think the first moment of having no plans should look? A beam of sunlight sneaks past the curtain tickling your face. You open your eye, then the other, take a long cat stretch, smile to no one in particular and then fall back asleep. Right? Me too! Not: A streak of sunlightContinue reading “Morning #1: Bored Already?”
My last day at work
Today was unique. For the last few weeks I, and others around me, have known that I’m leaving for good and it has shaped everything we do. I was focused on preparing others to succeed. I carefully crafted handovers to each person. I sat and listened and steered people to areas I thought important. But,Continue reading “My last day at work”
What is enough?
You work to survive, to get out of the rat race, to maximize returns, to give. What is enough for you?
Setting off to no where in particular
Despite being continually asked by friends, family and colleagues, “What’s your plan?”, “What are you doing next?” and “Where are you going?” I have no plan… and that’s ok.
Here’s the breakdown…