I'm rebuilding this site right now. So a lot of things may look broken. But what better motivation for me to finish it?

Quotes to remember

An average executive’s yearly communications rose from about 1,000 in the 1970s to over 30,000 in the 2010s, or 1 communication every 4 minutes.

The problem is, we no longer live solely among those we know well. We’re now forced to refine our personalities by the countless eyes of strangers. And this has begun to affect the process by which we develop our identities.

The desire for recognition in an increasingly atomized world lures us to be who strangers wish us to be. It’s worth remembering that when you become who your audience expects at the expense of who you are, the affection you receive is not intended for you but for the character you’re playing, a character you’ll eventually tire of. And so be warned: being someone often means being fake, and if you chase the approval of others, you may, in the end, lose the approval of yourself.

I’ve learned that I’d rather be forgotten by a thriving world I helped create than remembered by one drowning in its own self-absorbed dysfunction.

I actually think that my natural fit is somewhere in the middle, where it’s really about working with and through others. But it’s still about the work itself. It’s not about career goals. And it’s not about recruiting. It’s not about team structure and team health. It’s more what I used to understand as “creative direction,” which is now a loaded term with lots of different meanings.

When you have 10 things to work on, each doesn’t make progress at 1/10th the speed; they make progress at a far lower rate because it costs so much energy to mentally switch between them.

The [Bank of America] app is pretty good, and in the short term we’re not going to build something 10x better at any one thing you can do with the BofA app. We’re building something that’s 2x better at 10 things.

Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

To stop designers and engineers from using slightly off hex values, ensure that the spectrum is easier to reference than the eyedropper tool.