As software developers, our work is constantly exposed to our teammates for review. This is a good thing! Code reviews (also known as pull requests) enable us to ship high-quality software. They also provide a real opportunity to teach and to learn from each other. Sometimes code reviews aren’t so positive. Negativity starts to color […]
My passion is in the exploration of what is true. I believe a higher well-being is available to every human being through courageous and curious self-reflection. I am dedicated to empowering as many people as possible to pursue, realize, and share their genuine selves.
Here are some honest, unfiltered things about me: I have a high tolerance for conflict, and I’m not easily offended. You can say pretty much anything to me and I’ll take it in stride. If I’m working with you, I hold you in the highest positive regard, always. I trust by default and I know […]
When’s the last time you had a chill-inducing, unforgettable idea? Ideas are fragile things, and good ones are incredibly rare. Ideas also have power – the right idea can be the catalyst to change our lives, our company, and our world. At Textio, our teammates bring unique, fresh ideas to their work every single day. […]
This post serves as a living collection of ideas. Some ideas, I agree with. I bring up these ideas in meetings and advocate for them, but I understand if a decision gets made the other way. The ideas I’m talking about in this post have grown far beyond that point. I believe the ideas below are so crucially important to the success […]
In the tech industry, a “unicorn” is a company that has raised a round of funding that values the company at over a billion dollars. Every ambitious techie with an entrepreneurial spirit looks to these companies with a gleam of respect and envy in their eyes. In Y Combinator’s How to Start a Startup series, founders of […]