Starting.  And Starting Again.

Starting. And Starting Again.

Six months ago, I was in my last week in Turkey. Moving boxes lined the hall and best part of our living room. A certain moving company and I were having a complicated relationship, and I was filled with that strange exhaustion that accompanies change. There was a...
Getting It Done in the Margins of Life

Getting It Done in the Margins of Life

Sitting on a low wall outside our digs for the summer, I waited while my daughter ran up to grab her metro card. She would need it for the destination we had just decided on: the Apple Store in a mall on the outskirts of town. I knew it would be at least ten minutes...
The Magic of Co-Working

The Magic of Co-Working

The message came through just as I was coming up the steps from the park to the street. I was out of breath, having just done the sprint I like to do at the end of an otherwise slow run. “Better be there in 15, or your pay will be docked!” My co-worker Dominique is so...
My 5-Point Productivity Environment Setup

My 5-Point Productivity Environment Setup

It’s been blistering — upwards of 30 degrees for the past few days here in Milan, where I am spending a few weeks this summer. My happy gallivanting around this enchanting city, finding digital nomad friendly places, has come to a standstill. The heat has forced me...
How I Changed My Toolset

How I Changed My Toolset

It’s not a secret that I get bored quickly. Perhaps I never did outgrow that teenage trait after all. And let’s face it, with our current interruption run society, it’s no wonder I have the attention span of a fish. I also know I do my best work when...