Your most reliable work will always be within your range. Go just a bit outside of that to show your passion and stretch yourself. But go too far beyond that and you’ll be so strained that ultimately the work will suffer.
Don’t follow your passions, follow your effort. It will lead you to your passions and to success, however you define it.
What I’ve learned about software engineering:
- Listen to smart people
- Prefer simple to clever
- Have no ego
- Shut the fuck up
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You know that in a way I’m a fan of WriteRoom and use it on a daily basis for improving my blogging habits. Anyway, I do understand why others may not like it ($24.95) or may not be able to use it (Mac only), so I have written about some possible alternatives: Ommwriter: a Mac writing tool or ☞ JDarkRoom.
Today I’ve learnt about yet another multi-platform focused editor: ☞ Focused. It is an Adobe AIR application so it will run on all platforms. And based on the following video below I’d say it supports all the features you’d expect from these focused editors:
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.James Cameron via ☞ The New Yorker via 37signals"
You must treat delegation of authority as an investment.If You Want Something Done, Practice Your Patience"