coffee noir: chap's daily blog

relaxing on

Chapman GrubbJuly 08, 2020

I took a mostly relaxing day yesterday. There were still a few meetings that needed to be addressed, so the day wasn’t entirely committed to catching my breath. However, I want to keep this good mental and physical feeling rolling. It’s easy to get caught up telling yourself there is no...

action items

Chapman GrubbJuly 07, 2020

I have heard it a couple of times before: "Chap, you’re a man of action." This is a curious response to my life. With a few exceptions though - isn’t anyone a human of action? For the most part, people every day are executing on their various decisions. Taking serious...

months going by

Chapman GrubbJuly 06, 2020

Dang - it feels like things are moving so quickly. Life's a blur and the days are meshing together. That’s what you get when you work from home and have a never-ending work schedule. I am almost always available. It’s good to feel like every moment is valuable. It makes...

back to good habits

Chapman GrubbJuly 03, 2020

It can be so tough regaining habits after quitting them. For me, writing this blog in the morning was the first thing to get cut when I needed more time. I am not sure why this, such a short task, was eliminated. I think that this is a habit I...

too big of a story

Chapman GrubbJuly 02, 2020

Rerouted’s story is too hard to tell without a focus. Usually, the pitch is situational. It’s tuned for the location, event, time of day, and type of person. All of my team can hook people with a customized story in less than 5 minutes. We are trying to solve this...