February 2010 Archives

Double ipa tasting for Sac Beer Week at Samuel Horne's. http://twitpic.com/15sjkl
Double ipa tasting for Sac Beer Week at Samuel Horne’s. http://twitpic.com/15sjkl Feb 27, 2010 9...
February 27, 2010 - 18 words,

Heading out to Taylor's soccer game, then off to Sacramento Beer Week and some Double IPA tastings. Tomorrow, a little wine tasting.
Heading out to Taylor’s soccer game, then off to Sacramento Beer Week and some Double...
February 27, 2010 - 29 words,

I spent most of last week in Hawaii at a resort in a tsunami evacuation zone. Crazy to think that place is now deserted. http://j.mp/a9ZYQV
I spent most of last week in Hawaii at a resort in a tsunami evacuation...
February 27, 2010 - 32 words,

We're hiring java and ruby superstars for full-time work in the Bay Area. Work for a great company on hard problems. Contact me.
We’re hiring java and ruby superstars for full-time work in the Bay Area. Work for...
February 27, 2010 - 30 words,

After two weeks on the road, heading home. Orlando to Phoenix to Sacramento. Next week? San Francisco.
After two weeks on the road, heading home. Orlando to Phoenix to Sacramento. Next week?...
February 25, 2010 - 24 words,

New @tropo build just landed on our staging server. Lots of goodies in it. Cant wait to make this public.
New @tropo build just landed on our staging server. Lots of goodies in it. Cant...
February 25, 2010 - 27 words,

RT @ccg: DrupalCon Unconference Sign-up is Live! Free for DCSF attendees (and everyone else) http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/unconfe ...
RT @ccg: DrupalCon Unconference Sign-up is Live! Free for DCSF attendees (and everyone else) http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/unconfe...
February 23, 2010 - 23 words,

RT @tropo: If you happen to be around Mountain View on Thursday, come to the Ruby Meetup at Moffett to see us. http://bit.ly/ag8beL
RT @tropo: If you happen to be around Mountain View on Thursday, come to the...
February 22, 2010 - 30 words,

And I mean completely empty. That's my blue bag. Not another person here. Obnoxious and rude. http://twitpic.com/14krd6
And I mean completely empty. That’s my blue bag. Not another person here. Obnoxious and...
February 21, 2010 - 24 words,

In a completely empty airport waiting lounge, why does the woman with the bouncy 8 year old choose to sit right next to me?
In a completely empty airport waiting lounge, why does the woman with the bouncy 8...
February 21, 2010 - 31 words,

Just spent a week completely disconnected in Hawaii. Now less than 24 hours after landing, getting on another plane to Orlando.
Just spent a week completely disconnected in Hawaii. Now less than 24 hours after landing,...
February 21, 2010 - 28 words,

Great day. Coffee with a fellow entrepreneur left me energized. Reading plans for a company I advise, then baseball later.
Great day. Coffee with a fellow entrepreneur left me energized. Reading plans for a company...
February 13, 2010 - 27 words,

I'm not getting Plancast. Someone want to enlighten me on how it's useful?
I’m not getting Plancast. Someone want to enlighten me on how it’s useful? Feb 13,...
February 13, 2010 - 20 words,

Daily Reading from February 13, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Implementing Startup Metrics for Pirates – Part 2:...
February 13, 2010 - 22 words,

RT @voxeo: Voxeo Labs is hiring in the San Francisco Bay Area for work on Tropo and other cool things. Looking for Java and Ruby gurus!
RT @voxeo: Voxeo Labs is hiring in the San Francisco Bay Area for work on...
February 12, 2010 - 33 words,

Two Dramatic Prarie Dog appearances in Super Bowl commercials.
Two Dramatic Prarie Dog appearances in Super Bowl commercials. Feb 7, 2010 6 :52 via...
February 7, 2010 - 16 words,

Roasting up a bunch of coffee. Experimenting with a few blends and different roast profiles. Clearing room for some Kona.
Roasting up a bunch of coffee. Experimenting with a few blends and different roast profiles....
February 4, 2010 - 27 words,

Daily Reading from February 04, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. We need an independent invention defense to minimize...
February 4, 2010 - 81 words,

Daily Reading from February 02, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Subscriptions are the New BLACK. (+ why Facebook,...
February 2, 2010 - 30 words,

Mixup knocked kalsey.com off the internet for a bit today. Awaiting an email reply from me? I might not have seen it yet. Call if urgent.
Mixup knocked kalsey.com off the internet for a bit today. Awaiting an email reply from...
February 1, 2010 - 33 words,

Must be a record. RT @mheadd Profile on LinkedIn "...has been programming continually since 1989" - really? Fingers tired yet?
Must be a record. RT @mheadd Profile on LinkedIn "...has been programming continually since 1989"...
February 1, 2010 - 27 words,

Recently

Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s
Are 1:1s confidential? (Jan 2)
Is the discussion that occurs in a 1:1 confidential, even if no agreed in the meeting to keep it so?
Skip-level 1:1s are your hidden superpower (Jan 1)
Holding 1:1s with peers and with people far below you on the reporting chain will open your eyes up to what’s really going on in your business.
Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team? (Dec 28)
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1? (Dec 23)
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.

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