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Your Time is Being Undervalued

One of my favorite things to do is to read from the inspirational postings of a blog I found early this year, Mr. Money Moustache. He's a personal finance blogger whose goal is to educate and start a societal shift in how we all spend our money and our time. Oh, and to pump people up about retiring by age 30.

Part of the reason his blog appeals to me is that at its core he's talking about how to live efficiently. I spend a fair amount of time thinking about living efficiently, and since I spend 40 hours per week of my life at work, in this post I'll focus on working efficiently. [More]

Secrets to finding out what you need - Good questions to ask during a technology assessment

Do you know what is hard about working in technology? For me it's that most people don't know what they want, or it is very difficult for them to say what it is they actually want. Malcolm Gladwell in a 2004 TEDTalk on spaghetti sauce illustrated this problem so well, that I'm just going to quote him: [More]