Category Archives: Lifestyle Design

The Launch of My Two New Projects

This site started off casually enough. I launched a free Word Press blog about a year and a half ago. It was basically a trial, to see if I had the perseverance to start an online project and stick with … Continue reading

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How the World Domination Summit Inspired Me to Action!!!

When my girlfriend and I flew to Portland this past week, to attend the 2nd annual World Domination Summit, I had some semblance of what I was getting into. I had been following Chris’s blog “The Art of Non-Conformity” for … Continue reading

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Would You Give Away $100,000 to Change the World?

To most this would probably seem like a strange question. If you asked 1,000 people they’d probably say something like the following: “I don’t have a $100,000 to give away! “ Or “How can I change the world?” Well this … Continue reading

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4 Conferences On My “To Do” List

Has there ever been an event on your “To Do” list that you really wanted to go to? Maybe a festival such as Lollapalooza? Maybe an artistic event like SXSW? Maybe it’s just attending a film premiere or being in … Continue reading

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Don’t Live Your Life Like the Movie “Groundhog Day”!!!

We’ve all seen the movie “Groundhog Day” with Bill Murray. It occurred to me, with the official Groundhog Day coming up in a couple of days, this might be a good time to discuss the theme of the movie. How … Continue reading

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Making a Fresh Start…

Like almost all the rest of the people in the world, I find myself reviewing what happened this past year and what I see in store for the future during the coming year. I started this blog just over a … Continue reading

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Review of “The Tower” – A Manifesto on Finding Your Purpose in Life!

“Life is a series of purposeful choices that can produce great rewards from great effort. Choose to craft your life around creative work that goes up like a tower and out to the world.” – The Tower I have been … Continue reading

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5 More Ways to Apply Software Engineering Practices to Life

In the first installment of this post titled “5 Ways to Apply Software Engineering Practices to Life”, I highlighted some common engineering practices and how they could be applied to virtually any task you do in your life. Examples cited … Continue reading

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Earning Free Miles and Where to Find Travel Deals

Ever wondered if it was possible to become an elite frequent flyer WITHOUT actually flying? Believe it or not it is! In an attempt to learn the ways of the experienced travel vagabonder and earn elite status or simply enough … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Apply Software Engineering Practices to Life

Working in an engineering organization has exposed me to a wide variety of processes, technologies and practices. The interesting thing is after years of viewing these processes at the micro-level view of software development for a specific program or product, … Continue reading

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