Category: Downtime

Using FitBit as a Software Developer

Confession: I am a Software Developer and I do not move much. My wife had gotten a FitBit and was loyally using it. She offered to let me where it for a day which I did not do, but rather

Posted in Balanced Life, Developer, Downtime, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts


Journaling is something that I have been doing off and on for a while.  I journal using low-tech methods.  I have a leather bound book and a nice pen.  I love my pens.  I used to have fountain pens, but

Posted in Balanced Life, Downtime, evaluation, Google Tagged with: ,

Project Manager – Team Lead – Manager of Development

I have been asked a few times for resources and tips for a new Project Manager, Team Lead, Manager of Development type position. My tips are a generalization as I can pull out more resources for certain situations. Tips  1.

Posted in Beginning New Management Position, Bosses, Contributing, Developer, Downtime, How To, interview, IT, job interview, Junior, Leadership, Listening

Importance of Downtime

Everyone always say they are too busy for time off.   Some people say that you should not have as much time of as you do.  If I did not take my vacation that I am allowed, I could not

Posted in Balanced Life, Downtime, Vacation