Shiny Objects

Ever have trouble focusing on tasks. One right after another. I have a million ideas but i only seem to be able to come back to ideas that I’ve written down. So carrying a to do list booklet with me has helped… But if we are being honest a habit is very...

Distracted thinking

Not sure when this happened but there is an equation. When I’m doing A, I have to do B in order to stay on task. Not sure what I mean? Well here are two examples. When i’m working on a  really complex programming or higher level problem i need to keep my...

Tiny shifts

Snoopy knows what's up. #streetart #funky A post shared by Paul Rj Muller (@thecaffination) on Mar 9, 2015 at 3:52pm PDT It is amazing how one big shift in your life ripples into areas you wouldn’t think. I just switched careers. From a tech support role to...

2014 Year in Review

Everyone has their own form of year in review, whether spurned onwards by some sappy TV rewind, a fun Youtube mashup of memes we spent time on this year or a million other little things. It is normal to take stock and move forward. Resolutions be damned, I again did...

Candles and Their ends

My mom used the tell me that I was burning the candle at both ends. Saying that by staying up late and working on too many things I was loosing focus and making the effort in each area less effective. At least that’s what I realize she was saying years after the...