A Secret Weapon Most People Don’t Know They Have

When you learned geometry, it wasn’t because you were going to need it later in life. It was taught so you would learn to sit still and follow instructions. Mans maybe that’s important for some people some of the time. But what it doesn’t teach is the practical skills you need to be a productive […]

What is Imposter Syndrome And How Do I Make It Go Away?

Something I’ve often felt when entering a new job or a new field is the fear of being a fraud. As if I were really three golden retrievers stacked up in a trench coat and someone was going to notice. The interesting truth is that it’s pretty common and it’s completely unfounded. Here’s everything you […]

When Am I Enough?

The trouble with this is that “enough” usually has no real, tangible, measurable definition. It’s not a checkbox. Often, it’s because of the n+1 dilemma. In this example, n is undefined and even if you get vaguely close to it, there’s always the “+1,” which is the same as saying “what could/should/would have been.” It’s […]