Start where your data is
Moonshot - I Need Help Grant
Be attached to effort and not outcomes. It's not your job to tell yourself no. Good decisions aren't always linked to good results.
Defining Our Own Metrics for Excellence
What happens when we disagree with external feedback?
My Identity Isn't the Nasty Habit Killing Your Dreams
I can't believe this bullshit got 9000 claps on Medium.
What's in a Name?
I have officially changed my name on my resume to Cakelin. Resume, job wishlist and suggested questions to ask interviewers inside. Batteries not included.
I've Been Wrong About What's Wrong About Me
Existing where our similarity with each other and our past selves ends.
I'm a Bug, Not a Feature
My brain needs an appropriate loader to handle attention, but even Google can't seem to find me one.
The Gift of Grey Spaces in Our Careers
Valuing career advancement above health causes many people to pursue or tolerate harmful work environments. This is certainly the case for many of us working in the hostile and competitive world of tech.
We Aren't Friends
Definitely not friends with the projector that locked me out during a talk this past Tuesday. Much bigger fan of the Women in Tech members who came to learn about writing on Medium!
The solution I keep coming back to is giving people their data and tools to use it. In the past few years, I've managed to use data to vastly improve my health and life. I hope some of what I've learned can be helpful to others.