A Look Back On My Best Year Of Running Ever, And How I Managed To Do It

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year when we start afresh with a blank state, full of hope and possibility for things to come. I always enjoy this season,...

Change How You See The World With One Word

I’m going to let you in on a secret technique of mine. It’s one which has helped me overcome many difficult moments in life. When I get stuck in soul-crushing...

Why An Easy Life Is Overrated

Imagine two days: You sleep in. Wake to a hearty breakfast. The sun is out and it’s a beautiful day to relax on the patio with a craft beer and...

How Technical Debt Affects Your Developers

Everyone knows what debt is. It’s something you owe in exchange for acquiring something now. Get a house today and owe the bank a bunch of money for 30 years....

Pearl Street Mile: Bring Back The Mile!

“How long was your run yesterday? How many miles did you log last week? Do you have any big races coming up?” For most runners, it’s all about how far...

2015 Chicago Marathon Recap

I never know what to do before races. Usually, I find a curb to sit down somewhere and just think. Of the course ahead of me. Of how my body...

Don't Put Up With Crap (If You Can Help It)

There are two kinds of crap in the world: Crap that is, for the most part, beyond our individual control. Stuff like global warming, the stock market, and hitting traffic...