Do you know what Twitter, Groupon, and Shopify have in common — Ruby on Rails. It’s a game changer in the way web-base applications are made for developers. It’s also happens to be a by-product when David Heinemeier Hansson was building Basecamp (which is also a by-product). David is a founding partner at 37signals, a best-selling author, a race car driver, coder, hacker, photographer, and a big advocate on working lean, efficient, and remotely.
“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t — you’re right.”
— Henry Ford
Exactly one year ago today, I did one of the scariest things I’ve ever done in my life. I called up my boss and said I’m resigning. Two years ago, I circled that day in the calendar. Now, I’m at the happiest point in my life as far as my career and I now truly love what I do.
A house, mortgage, kids, family, etc. — you will always have responsibility. It’s your responsibility to be in control of your life and if you’re not living towards what you want to do with you life, you’re not in control. The lights are never going to be all green, the stars are never going to line up for you, the timing is never going to be perfect.
Patrick Fellows — this guy defines the sport of business. Starting a business is hard. Finishing a triathlon, swimming 32 miles, launching a foundation, a marathon, a food truck, and a restaurant… all while having a day-job — is even harder. When it comes to getting things done, Patrick defines it into 4 words: Talk Less, Do More.
For college, Holly came down to New Orleans to learn about cooking and absolutely fell in love with Louisiana’s culture and cuisine. She’s dubbed as the “Queen of Quick” with her best selling Trim & Terrific cookbook series selling over 1 million books in the last 20 years. She has written 14 books, worked with Wal-Mart, the American Diabetes Association, a national spokesperson for Louisiana Yams, and has been featured on QVC, NBC and Fox news. Continue reading Holly Clegg: The Queen of Quick (The DOcast)