Haste Makes Waste

TL;DR - The Progress Principle

25 October 2020

WillowTree has a growing list of career development resources which are foundational to its core values and culture. There's usually a solid pamphlet worth of valuable information in them, but you can't sell a pamphlet so the authors keep writing books instead.

I'm on a mission to condense each one of these texts into its most salient points. I'll read them, so you don't have to.

Let's start with The Progress Principle, by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer.

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Short Poems

22 October 2020

It's been a long time since I've attempted to write poetry, so I thought I'd have a go at it.

As a bonus, I rediscovered what must be the last poem that I had written. I was still in high school at the time, and it is delightful. I've included it here at the end, for your enjoyment.

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The Case of Little Consequence

10 July 2020

Anna arrived at seven for sentencing.

The door was closed, the hallway silent. Narrow bulbs buzzed and flickered overhead, the glass in harsh contrast to the dried out husks of moths, and worse. She checked the crumpled piece of paper in her fist again. There was still time to run.

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