Today, Seth Godin wrote an unusually long post called, Thirty years of projects. He spoke of some of the ways the world has changed during that time. Most notably, he has always thought of his career as a series of projects, rather than jobs, and over time, our culture has made that same shift from a job mentality to projects. He spoke of other changes for the better as well. For example, thanks to digital tools, it is so much easier now to launch a product or business based on content.
The thirty year time frame is much on my mind today too. On this day, our oldest son, James, would have been thirty years old. I remember the day he was born, and how he surprised the doctor by being born much more quickly than she had thought.
I can recall a few of James’ birthdays, but two in particular stand out for me today… Continue reading »