21st Century Etiquette (Or the Lack Thereof)

21st Century Etiquette (Or the Lack Thereof)

“There are so many unreliable people now that being reliable in and of itself is a valuable rare trait.” – Louis Leung I have always thought that certain bare minimum requirements for etiquette are particularly important in business. For example:...
How Hard Is Software Supposed to Be?

How Hard Is Software Supposed to Be?

So last week I took the Memorial Day holiday off from everything: no blog, no book project…nothing. Just me and my wife enjoying the day off from work. We don’t get that many of those together, so it was nice to just hang out, sleep late, and watch...
Writers, Don’t Forget to Write It Down!

Writers, Don’t Forget to Write It Down!

It’s happened to the best of us, right? You have a great idea, and you really should write it down. After all, you don’t want to forget it. But it’s well past midnight, and you’re in bed. In fact, you’re getting sleepy…very...