“You are not what you do. What you are is how you do it.”
Hiya, 👋🏼 Nick here!
I’m a dad, husband, and son who sometimes draws and writes about stuff that is interesting to me. I love creating and building things with my kids, and, if I’m forced to, other adults as well. I mostly write a about life and work, and share a weekly series of learnings.
In my spare time, I work with Automattic as a Happiness Engineer. 😎
🖋️ Recent Posts
I have a few days off and I’m not working on our house renovation and not working on anything for that matter. I’m spending time with a close friend, celebrating my daughter’s birthday, probably going to go on a hike. I don’t need to take all this time off technically, but realistically I do.Keep reading
“When we put down ideas of what life should be like, we are free to wholeheartedly say yes to our life as it is.” No matter how hard you try to be the best version of yourself, you will always have instances where fear, self-doubt, malice, or temptation rear their head and come to knock…Keep reading
We’re at 134 days and counting on our house renovation project. At this point it’s in easily in the top 3 of most stressful times I’ve ever had as a human being. You can have it too if you want it bad enough! Just follow this guide.Keep reading
My first-in-a-long-time professional coaching session is this week and I’m feeling nervous. I feel like I need to do some “prep” so that I show up well. I don’t know why exactly, I guess some of my favorite fears are cropping up. What are we going to talk about? Am I really just not good…Keep reading
Why not retire? If you retire now, you can go out on top, and get to the much more interesting work of doing something new.Keep reading
I remember when this song came out. I heard it first on KEXP on my regular drive into work, the morning show DJ John Richards playing it twice in a row (as he is known to do with new tracks that he loves) and most mornings after that. It perfectly encapsulated a lot of the…Keep reading
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