Author Archives: awalden

Book Review – Radical Candor

I picked this book up after hearing my wife and sister-in-law discuss it. I was interested. And it’s one of the best management books I’ve read. Here’s what I learned: At Apple we hire people to tell us what to do. Not the…

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Audiobook: 2019 Review

Born to Run This was a great book to listen to while running. I really enjoyed it and it was hard to go slow and not push myself while listening to these great stories. Mainly the author kept running into issues while he…

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Book Review – Fierce Conversations

This book came as a casual conversation around the office that was recommended from Rob to one of my employees. I decided to also pick this up as well:  Relationships are built and sustained one conversation at a time.  We behave emotionally first,…

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2019 Reno-Tahoe Odyssey | Where’s Walden (Year 9)

Another RTO down! This year was fun. Smooth despite being a colder RTO. (It’s been a strange year for weather.)  But despite the times we showed, we had a slow year. We anticipated a fast year with the times everyone put down for…

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Book Review – The TB12 Method

This book was bought for me as a Christmas gift, and I was recently inspired to find a few different ideas while I workout at home.  So, I do have to mention there was a lot of self-promotion of the TB12 products and…

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Five Great Things from 2018

2018 was a year of appreciation. There was so much that humbled me and filled our home with joy. Here’s though some of the milestones: KPS3 Chapter Begins After wrapping up a week of travel to Yosemite and Newport Beach, I decided to…

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Five Great Work Things from 2018

As I closed a chapter of my life, a new one opened up. Here’s some of the great project I was part of as I moved from Noble.    Ingress Prime Launches We’ve had an amazing road with the Niantic Team. We recently…

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Audiobook 2018: Review

    The Power of Habit: First time you do something, it requires a lot of brain power. But, the more you do it.. the less you have to think about it. Challenge yourself for new thinking and automate kindness, efficiency, and impact.…

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Recipe: Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies 375º 9-11 minutes 2 cups butter 1 ½ cups brown sugar 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 3 eggs 3 teaspoons vanilla 4 ½ cups flour 1 ½ teaspoons soda 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 pkg. butterscotch chips 2 pkg. chocolate…

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2018 RTO | Where’s Walden (Year 8)

Here We Go – Year 8. I’ve done Legs 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 11, 12. This year was a great time to get 10 off the books. Pretty standard legs roughly 5 miles each. Bridget, the bad ass she is, got tasked…

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