Sorry for the lack of posting recently. And as you may have noticed, a lot of my previous posts have disappeared. In particular, I’ve hidden my weekly posts in which I normally shared quotes from things I’ve recently read or listened to. Intellectual property laws are difficult to understand, but have been raised to my attention. Thus, I’ve taken done those posts, just so I don’t have to worry about them. And I’m hoping to be writing again more regularly soon 🙂

Getting Back On Track

Ugh. I’ve been sucking at sticking to my intended blogging schedule. Sometimes I’m writing these late. Sometimes I’m flat out skipping them.

In fact, over the past several months, I started falling off all my annual goals significantly. I have a bunch of goals I was trying to reach in 2017, spanning from reading to running. But recently I realized how far behind I was falling off each of my goals.
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Learnings from Calibrate 2017

In September, I was in San Francisco to attend Calibrate 2017, a conference for new engineering leaders. I was joined by a coworker for this one day conference where we had the opportunity to listen to nine talks by senior engineering leaders and network with other engineering leaders (old and new) from many different companies. In this post, I will share some of my learnings from the day. I will post the talks when they become available online; in the mean time, I apologize for any inaccuracies in my recollections and interpretations that may exist in what I have shared here.
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I’m usually a pretty shitty sleeper. It usually takes me a couple hours to fall asleep, and then when I do fall asleep, my sleep is usually quite fragmented and then I have at least one longer period of being wide awake in the middle of the night.
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