Author: Chase

WOD Review: Nov 10

Today's WOD Review: Front-squat 5x3 - work up to heavy weight and then complete the sets Front-squat test - no racking, squat once every 15 seconds, I forget how many minutes it was...

WOD Review: Nov 8

I joined San Francisco Crossfit a few weeks ago and am working through serious beginner stage. The coaches and other crossfitters kick ass, provide great instruction, and are so friendly. This place rocks. Today's WOD Review: 21, 18, 15, 12, 9 Thrusters and Toes2Bar (I subbed Knees2Elbows) Results: Reached...

Image: The Handshake

Whether we like it or not, the handshake is one of those critical elements of a first impression. If I have children I will certainly advise them that to get to know a man is "to shake his hand...

The Common Sense of a Giant

My brother, Craig, does new employee training at our family business and presents the following as being representative of the company culture we strive to maintain and grow. I keep it next to my desk at home as a reminder of both how to act...

OLO: Only Laughed Once

I can be a pretty exuburent laugher but let's be honest LOL doesn't really apply to me. When I'm on the web, if something drives me to laughter it is generally a single half chuckle. Therefore instead of typing LOL, it feels more...

Google TV Review

Expectations are the devil: There was a boat-load of excitement on my part when this came out.  So much so that I took the Best Buy gift cards that had been in my drawer for over a year and without thinking twice marched to Best Buy...

Google Chrome Notebook Review

Overall very happy and wondering why I need the huge desktop computer that is next to my desk making the sounds of a robot with pneumonia.I have been most impressed with the speed and hardware of this machine.  It is very fast in booting up and...

Quote: I got up on a desk, with a loudspeaker

"I got up on a desk, with a loudspeaker, and told everybody that I was giving one order: They were to treat anybody they came into contact with who had been affected by the storm like a member of their own family.  Their mother, father,...

Opportunity

It will often happen that you inherit a project from someone else.  Usually this project is well down the path towards failure which is the reason it's switching hands: The project isn't going well, is running behind, or things are changing in your department or...

Quote: When we’re starting a new project

"When we're starting a new project, I'll first meet with one or two people. I try to keep the meetings small, especially when we're doing product design. If you have eight people in the design meeting, it doesn't work. Everybody has an opinion. Everyone wants...