Daily Habit Tracking
Ever since the wonderful Kai Davis posted about his habit-tracking nerdiness, I was inspired to nerd-out myself. I use a tracking spreadsheet as a way to shine a light on how well I’m doing at integrating new practices and habits into my life. My february looked like this: And March saw an upgrade to the fanciness (graphs and daily scores): Still pretty straightforward. ...
Running Lean Flowchart
Want to skip to the Flowchart? Have you ever started a new project and wished there were a guidebook for that type of work? I always do. Travelling through Dark Terrain I started building RallyRoom 9 months ago, after years of reading startup blogs. I was hyper-aware that I was focused on building an app I thought was cool, and that to succeed in starting a business, I needed to look at...
Twitter Bootstrap Experiment: jbrinkerhoff.com
My 2012: What & Why
It looks like Zach and I will be featured in the summer issue of Eugene Magazine in the It List: 30 People to Watch article. That’s pretty awesome! Our dearest friend, Kai was the awesome fellow who recommended us for our work with the Climate Justice League, and I’m honored to accept the recognition. Below are the interview questions and my responses. I love what I wrote because...
You should make a Light Budget today
I spent 4.5 years during college telling myself, “I’ll start budgeting and taking care of my finances when I graduate.” Then twelve months went by. And I still ignored my finances, because if I don’t look at them, I can’t find out any bad news… right? Then I finally got some coaching about my finances and arrived at a point of clarity: budgets can be easy! Old (false) view of...
Jinja Bootstrap (for Django!)
Hello comrades! I’m stoked to announce the launch of Jinja Boostrap: A library that brings Jinja2 templates and Twitter Bootstrap together. Put simply, Jinja Bootstrap gives you all of this Boostrap awesomness with just a few lines of Jinja template code. I use Bootstrap for all of my recent projects because it is beautiful, simple, consistent, and quick. For my Django projects, I...