Category Older Posts

This is an archive of old posts on jeremey.blog. They’re related to fitness and other hobbies I no longer write about.

On High Standards (Part 2)

Yesterday, I shared two takeaways related to high standards based on a few recent podcasts. It’s okay to have high standards and to hold people to them. A prerequisite is to hold yourself to an even higher set of standards.…

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A Few Related Thoughts on High Standards

After some discussion on this post, I wrote a follow-up post here—On High Standards (Part 2). It expands on some elements this post misses. While traveling to New York, I recently listened to two podcasts related to high standards. First,…

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Four Questions Worth Asking

In a recent episode of his podcast, Tim Ferriss recounted a discussion he had with executive coach Jerry Colonna. In that discussion, Colonna mentioned four powerful questions that I feel are worth keeping top of mind: How am I complicit…

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What Does “Buy In” Really Mean?

My colleague over at Automattic, Simon, recently kicked off a discussion inspired by this talk by Janice Fraser at Mind the Product. The talk expands on three key points related to work and life, but it was her final point…

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2018 Retrospective

Each year, I set aside an hour or two to reflect back on the previous year and look forward to everything I want to accomplish over the upcoming year. I’ve been doing this since 2015, and it’s been a helpful…

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Juggling Roles

Multi-tasking is to productivity as smoking is to health. If your goal is to get anything done, goes the popular notion, single-tasking is the path to success.
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Humility and Curiosity

Over the past five months, my wife and I have been adjusting to our roles as new parents. It’s a stressful gig! There are endless amounts of diapers, sleepless nights, and fits of crying for no apparent reason. Of course,…

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