Pro Tip on Amazon Accounts

Pro Tip: Don’t use iCloud’s “Hide My Email” feature to create email addresses to use with Amazon accounts. They trip a security rule and AWS is straight up impossible to work with on resolving the situation. We’ve reached the point where it’s so hard to prove your identity and actual use of a product that it’s just not even worth the time.

Tips From a Relutant Leader

Those of you who know me personally may be familiar with the fact that I want nothing to do with management or leadership. I really don’t. I spent a number of years in a project where leadership was something that was quite attractive to me. After I went through that period of time, I realized that what I really want is absolutely nothing to do with responsibility. I definitely do not want to be responsible for anyone else’s success or guiding directions of an overall team.

But time and time again, I was told that I was needed to take this kind of thing on. I care about people and especially my teammates, so if I feel like I can make a difference by being in that kind of role, I will do my best.

But I won’t like it.