If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying? -Shantideva

What I’m Doing Now (Feb 2024)
  1. Remembering that this page exists
  2. Learning Go
  3. Practicing better work/life balance
  4. Using some of that off time to travel
  5. Leading through considerable change
  6. Carpentry projects! Building cabinets and bookshelves for the house
What I’m Doing Now (Jul 2020)
  1. Learning how to better lead leaders
  2. Re-acquainting myself with software development after a few years away from actively doing so
  3. Still answering leadership questions on the Leading Questions Podcast
  4. Finding ways to support Black people in my spaces, work, and life
  5. Trying not to catch COVID-19
  6. Learning, poorly, to de-stress
What I’m Doing Now (Aug 2018)
  • Learning how to be a better practitioner of SAFe
  • Working on writing some chapters toward a book about leadership
  • Trying to carve out time to unwind with hobbies
  • Answering leadership questions on the Leading Questions Podcast
What I’m Doing Now (Jul 2018)
  • Continuing the aforementioned podcast about leadership with my friend Dawn.
  • Doing much yard work around our new house.
  • Catching up on Hugo-nominated fiction so I can vote on them by the end of the month.
  • Reading so much about politics.
  • Wishing I could go back to being barely knowledgeable about politics.
What I’m Doing Now (Mar 2017)
  • Focusing heavily on catching up at work.
  • Falling behind on blog entries.
  • Keeping up on a podcast about leadership with my friend Dawn.
  • Preparing for talks at Penguicon (and helping out with programming there too)
  • Looking forward to several other conferences this year!
  • Trying to keep an eye on how I eat; with varying degrees of success.

What is this?

It’s a /now page, describing what I’m doing now. You can find out more about the concept at