Twelve serious books about leadership, management and business The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion Made To Stick: Why some ideas take hold[…]
Every year I make some resolutions, and sometimes they stick and sometimes they don’t. (2014: 20% success rate, 2015: 0% success rate. 2016: at best, 33%, 2017: 50% 2018: 37.5%) In line with what I[…]
It’s Tuesday night and I’m starting to panic a bit about what I should be taking to the Chaos Cup in Chicago. So far it’s: Three sets of block dice (my Fumbbl ones that are[…]
I’ve been watching the Sopranos again, decades after it first aired. My wife is less than impressed that I’m using our TV to watch overweight men in New Jersey doing terrible things to one another.
Yesterday I went for a hike with the girls, and then had to run for a mile down a road to get the car before it rained, wearing an unsuitability heavy pair of boots. So[…]
There’s lots of things to worry about before you play your first table top tournament, and a big one is how to mark the skills your players have. Unlike some other games, there’s no WYSIWYG[…]
Two drinks last night and no coffee this morning contributed to a horrible hangover that took all day to subside. With my wife still suffering from neck pains, after I’d deposited the girls at school[…]
I was surprised to wake today and not be wracked with pain from climbing – for a change, it looks like I judged correctly how much work I should put my body through.
After a day of continuous, incredibly loud banging and sawing, I read to the girls and then drove to the climbing wall, where I managed just over forty minutes of climbing, for the first time[…]
I put together my waterpik today, a electric powered flossing machine that I hadn’t used since we moved out back in June. It was quite revolting, covered in dust from the building work, and as[…]
Today, they framed the rear extension to our house. That can’t convey the madness of the day.
I bought my wife this for her birthday, but selfishly read it first, ten pages two nights ago and the other 229 pages in one go after putting the kids to bed. It’s beautifully written[…]