Many of us have to overcome nerves when we give presentations. Here’s my story… If feeling nervous and insecure internally wasn’t bad enough, I couldn’t hide my fears from being seen by my audience. Like many people, I have been giving presentations for a long time. I remember numerous opportunities growing up where I had […]
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I left my job to continue my vocation. “I think we’re moving to Austin for something other than my job,” I told my wife. “I just don’t know what that is.” It was the end of 2010 and we had just decided I would take a new job and we would move to a new […]
Tomorrow is the date I’ve had circled on my calendar. Tomorrow I take a step. Today is my last day at my corporate job – a company and variety of positions I am truly grateful for. Today is the last day of the single regular paycheck that has consistently provided for my family for many […]
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One year and one day after our series on CloudFactory concluded, Nepal was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. CloudFactory is headquartered in Kathmandu, Nepal. Over the last week, CEO Mark Sears and the CloudFactory team have found themselves right in the middle of the crisis and relief efforts. Their first order of business […]
I have a bad habit. On my nightstand sits a pile of books, each one partially read. My habit is to pick up a new book before I finish one. Currently, my pile includes a book on the maker movement, a Wendell Berry novel, a book on African economics, a historian’s retracing of global faith, […]