Setting up a test Next server to write Jest tests for your API.
A modular approach to setting up Jest for your Next project.
How Anki-ing everything has helped me 10x my understanding, memory, and synthesis of ideas from books, articles, movies, and TV shows.
Why Twilio's acquisition of Segment unlocks some serious potential to disrupt not just change how digital relationships are built, but disrupt the broader digital advertising market.
A memoir by Solomon Northup, a free man from New York who was taken captive and sold into slavery for 12 years.
How being able to summon joy on demand through mindfulness training is the foundation of happiness and success.
On the MarketWorld mindset, wealthy elites controlling the narrative around systemic problems, and how we need to change the system to truly solve the issues of inequality that plague society.
Part 1 of my two part series on building your own blog. Managing Markdown content and rendering it your blog.
How your limits aren't really limits. Techniques to improve your ability to read, learn, and remember to make you superhuman.
Using Airtable as a database to quickly get a prototype off the ground. Not recommended for production-grade applications.
An overview of getting a Next app off the ground. I go over creating a Next app, making a simple change, and then doing a serverless deploy with Vercel.
A different take on why you shouldn't care about what other people think about and how greatness is a result from not believing you're great and obsessing over improvement to achieve your aspirations.
How small nudges affect our behavior, both for good and for bad, and how we should be mindful of constructing our environment to nudge us in a positive direction.
An inside look at one of the most secretive companies in America.
My thoughts on mentorship, why we need a platform to invest in human potential and how we're building this vision at Edith.
How our phones have replaced solitude and true leisure and strategies to counteract that to change our relationship with our phones.
Bob Iger's story of building a career at Disney (and affiliated companies) eventually becoming CEO and changing the trajectory of the company in the 21st century.
Jim Collins's study of why some companies go from good to great, and some do not, and a framework for understanding the flywheel of greatness.
The story of Phil Knight finding his calling selling shoes, never stopping in the face of countless moments of adversity, and building one of the greatest companies ever in Nike.
How successful companies fall to startups not because of poor management, but changing value networks and limitations created by existing processes.
How a cycle of leverage is dividing our country and some thoughts about bringing our country together based on my experiences in Davenport, Iowa.
A history of Jeff Bezos and the founding of Amazon, the strategic decisions that made Amazon the tech giant it is today, and how his obsession with the customer revolutionized 21st century retail.
My reflections on 2019 regarding my personal growth, health, reading, and writing, and what I look forward to in 2020.
How one percent improvements compound into meaningful change. Thinking about one percent activities that you can do on a daily basis.
Reflections from a year of working. Taking care of yourself, leveraging and compounding yourself, and surrounding yourself with interesting people online and offline. Most importantly, taking risks at a young age.
Moving previous posts soon...