I’m figuring it out

I’m figuring it out. A cubicle is not a place for a human being: Fluorescent lights, attendance-based compensation and commuting to a computer are activities for machines, not humans. Full …

Water World Friday

Water has been in the news this past week. Record rainfall along the west coast has tested aging infrastructure in regions experiencing record population growth. In Seattle, millions of gallons …

Unity Freestyle

Unity Freestyle Like MLK Jr and Malcolm X; Ghandi and Jesus, these are the people that brought the fight to unite. Come together through love, not fear. We are persuaded by …

3 Questions

timo’s note: podcast version added January 24, 2017.  When I quit my corporate job to enter the startup world I knew that it would take grit. I knew that I would …

The #1 Killer of Americans

What is the #1 killer of Americans? Terrorists? Immigrants? Muslims? Donald Trump? The Clintons? The GOP? Black Lives Matter? The Russians? None of the statistics agree with any of these anxiety-ridden assumptions. …

The Friday Five

This was the first Friday Five I sent to the tribe and an example of what you can expect to receive from yours truly. If you’re interested in receiving an email …

#EndTheCommute

40 unpaid hours per month. Minimum. That’s the amount of time I spent commuting 13 miles to a computer. I was part of Microsoft’s shadow workforce of subhuman contractors. It …

Shoot For The Moon

Shoot For The Moon Shift from Consumption to Production The hype surrounding the launch of the next iPhone, Star Wars movie, or video game system used to make me feel …

Meditation on Change

What is Change? Change is transition. It is the arrival of the storm. It is a musical change in key. It is a waterfall connecting two channels. It is the …

Reframing The J-O-B Mentality

Reframing the J-O-B mentality Everyday, people complain about their job, their boss, or their coworker that smells like ancient narwhal musk who refuses to stay at home when they’re sick. …