Business

10,000 Hours or Your Pizza’s Free

by Kelly Sherwood The conventional wisdom is that you need to devote 10,000 hours to something to become an expert. To put this in context, 10,000 hours is roughly 5 years of working full time. Since we have to earn a living, a very conservative estimate for what we can really get in in a […]

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Technological Homesteading

by Kelly Sherwood It’s become cliche for unfulfilled professionals to ditch the suits and skyscrapers for a farm. Livin’ off the land holds a lot of appeal to a lot of people. It’s also become a cliche for people to spend a lot of time and money to find out that farming isn’t as fulfilling […]

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Business

Business

There’s Always Someone Working Harder Than You

by Kelly Sherwood This is an oft-used cliche that’s trotted out from time to time to motivate employees and athletes alike. I’m not sure it’s true though. I’d change to something like “There’s always someone working longer than you.” But longer and harder aren’t the same thing. Just being at the office for more hours […]

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