Carrot Cake - The Closing Shift

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A little daylight

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The last time you heard from me was September 6th. I've since turned 39 years old and watched the end of summer slip through my fingers. We've got new school routines; the heavy gears of life

Jake Tom

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

If I were to die at any point in the next batch of years, I want to leave behind some writing about my son, Jake Thomas Sullivan. The piece that I wrote about his twin brother, Keegan, has more than

The paths we choose

Thursday, August 18, 2022

A favorite organization of mine, Reboot has a wonderful newsletter that you can subscribe to here: https://www.reboot.io/ I've written at length about their offerings in old issues of Carrot Cake (

Checker's Pizza

Friday, July 22, 2022

My cousin Mitch is a couple years older than me. Being the older cousin, he got his driver's license and a various run of beautiful shitboxes a few years before I did. A maroon Dodge Dynasty, a

Bushwhacking

Thursday, July 14, 2022

It's been 14 weeks since I got fired. If you missed the piece that I wrote about it, it's here: Reflections on getting sacked: I spent five quarters at my last gig. Nine months as a quota

A Pear for a Pear

Friday, December 9, 2022

A commercial cold-war, a genetic disadvantage, and the world's most durable fruit. Snipette Snipette A Pear for a Pear By Martin Fone – 09 Dec 2022 – View online → A commercial cold-war, a genetic

You. December 12th ... and bring a friend.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

“It is love and friendship, the sanctity and celebration of our relationships, that not only support a good life, but create one. Through friendships, we spark and inspire one another's ambitions.”

Writers Annual Review: Registration Confirmed! 📖

Thursday, December 8, 2022

You're officially in on the 5-day mini-course, The 2022 Writers Annual Review. I'm going to make looking back over the past 12 months an experience you enjoy, with a lot of insights and

Stop buying people sh*t they don’t need

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Get them these instead... ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

3-2-1: A mindset that can take you far in life, aging well, and the value of darkness

Thursday, December 8, 2022

3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 question to consider this week. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Wanna kickstart your 2023 writing plans?

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Did you hear the news? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Your guide to a tough conversation

Thursday, December 8, 2022

How to talk dollars and cents. As L&D leaders, it's not always easy to defend your budget and prove your impact–especially when leadership typically sees L&D as just another cost center

Now I Know: He's The Type That Likes Numbers?

Thursday, December 8, 2022

the title is a pun, but not a very good one. View this email in your browser · Missed one? Visit the Archives The article that provides BOTH of the Bonus Facts today is a quick read an a lot of fun, if

Harvard Online’s Top Ten Courses of 2022

Thursday, December 8, 2022

CS50, Health Care Economics, and more!͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌

Most things don't work

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Your host today is Ognjen Bošković, Growth Lead at CXL Experimentation always had a crucial role in business, but it was mostly reserved for sophisticated orgs or random acts of individual contributors