I’m studying “Productivity Through Technology” in the Get Momentum Leadership Academy this month. I’ve done this a few times, and it’s nice to have a monthly checkup and focus on this aspect of my workflow. Here’s a tech win from Valentine’s Day 2017. I’ve been using StickK.com to track a commitment to say “no” to […]
This past summer I had the privilege to speak about liberty and responsibility at the Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar 2016 held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Learn Liberty hosted this wonderful event. Here’s some info on next year’s event.
I was just asked this as part of an online training program in which I participate: what are some tools/gear/apps/systems/etc that I use better than most people? My list goes to eleven: 1. I use Asana to track tasks, projects, and responsibilities for people on my various teams. 2. I use the text expander aText […]
If you’re like me you have specific research, teaching, and service goals in this new year and new semester. If you’re like me, you’re also wondering what you need to change in order to make those goals happen. Here are a few things that have helped me: 1. Turn off all your notifications on your […]
I’ve finally gotten into a very solid workout routine, to the point where I don’t feel right if I don’t work out regularly. It’s a good feeling. The following kinds of people have inspired me, and they can inspire you when you don’t feel like doing that last rep. 1. You’re chiseled. Do I envy […]
I dictated what’s below while walking into the wind: The next few minutes are going to be a test of the voice to text capabilities of the Bose noise canceling headphones boom microphone. In a couple different contexts, I’m going to see whether the noise-canceling boom microphone that I just bought does, in fact, cancel the […]
EconTalk is one of the best resources on the internet. In light of current fury over immigration, inequality, and such, here are six excellent episodes that you should listen to for more insight. 1. George Borjas on Immigration (2017). Borjas is probably the leading immigration “skeptic” in the economics profession. This is a fascinating discussion […]
George Eliot, Middlemarch. I just re-started this (again) after 200 pages because I’m having a heck of a time with my mind wandering while I’m reading. A BBC poll rated Middlemarch the greatest British novel. Jonathan Anomaly, et al., eds. Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: An Anthology. This was the reader for my Jan Term special […]