Where You Are Doesn’t Define Who You Are

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 6 months Today since my wife and I moved back from the land of Aloha, oceans, and mountains. It’s been an abrupt but gradual transition back into the life we used to live for 25+ years before we experienced the Aloha lifestyle. The biggest changes are the weather, […]

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Reflecting on 2015: The Year in Review

A Year on an Island Made me Grow. There is a huge list of things that go through your mind when you have a dream of traveling and moving somewhere entirely new. It’s scary, frightening, freeing and exciting all at the same time. My wife and I had a dream to move to Hawai’i on […]

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Become a Keeper of Time

Priority Required In my last post I talked about getting time back on your side and that we need to think about time differently. With that said, we really need to focus on prioritizing our time and planning it out, otherwise it gets spent in ways that we can’t control. There are always going to […]

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Get Time Back on Your Side

We all realize that time is essential. We all have the same amount, and only by being intentional and ruthlessly prioritizing what’s important can we get out of it what we want. Regardless of what phase in life we’re at, we all have similar factors that pull us in different directions; family, friends, business/work, fitness, […]

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Aloha Epicurrence No. 2

This is a documentarianistic post about Epicurrence No. 2, from October 3rd – 9th, so it is quite lengthy! All photos were taken by me and my FujiFilm X-A2 or iPhone 6+ unless otherwise noted. What is Epicurrence? Epicurrence is the brainchild of Dann Petty. He started it less than a year ago with the […]

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Making Consumption Actionable

I’ve been reading a lot of books lately, but I need to start digesting and applying more of the advice and actions within the books. I consume a lot of content from a plethora of mediums; Twitter, Medium, Blogs, Magazines, Books, Podcasts, etc, but I’ve realized that most of this content goes un-implemented. There are […]

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Meerkat Tells Your Story Live

Tweet Live Video The Meerkat landing page says just that. It allows you to start a live video stream from the app which then tweets that your show has started. Meerkat was founded by Ben Rubin, and built on Twitter’s Fabric platform. Up until Saturday morning, it tied into Twitter’s social graph meaning that it […]

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Measuring the Impact of Our Decisions

I walk up to the counter at Starbucks and order my usual white chocolate mocha. I’m in mid-training season for a combine and I start to think about how many calories I just ordered. Is the preferred taste worth it? I make this purchase all the time, how is this affecting me overall? Usually the decisions […]

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Listen & Learn: Podcasts That Rock

I wanted to make a list and share a lot of the podcasts that I listen to on a regular basis. There’s so much great content out there from great hosts, guests, and so much to learn from others. “Good people learn a lesson once. Great people learn the lesson from someone else’s mistakes.” I especially enjoy podcasts […]

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Reflecting on 2014: The Year in Review

It’s a brand new year and while I don’t base my goal setting on the calendar, I do take time to reflect on the past year. What did I do? What did I complete? What did I let slip that I really wanted to finish and why isn’t it done? How do I get better […]

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Startup Weekend Honolulu: Snacks

When my wife and I were planning to move to Hawaii in October, one of the first things I did was look up the startup communities, hubs, and events on Oahu. After settling in and arriving, I bought my designer pass to Startup Weekend Honolulu as a good introduction to meet some new people and build […]

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Football & Fitness: Narwhals Podcast 006

A couple months ago Drew invited me to come on his & Keirans new podcast, Narwhals, and we were able to catch up and schedule a time that worked. What is Narwhals? “A podcast about design, development, business, family and fun. Join Drew Wilson and Keiran Flanigan as they share their experience on making a […]

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A Place for Writing, Learning & Growing.

WELCOME Welcome to my new website! I’m glad that I finally made time to make it – I’m really looking forward to writing and posting recent work here. I’m going to be documenting thoughts through this blog with a variety of topics about design, startups, products, and just life in general. Writing helps you articulate and […]

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Currently Living In

Green Bay, WI

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Iced Coffee

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Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon

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Chris Koza - In Real Time

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