The more things change…

The blog is back on WordPress. That change isn’t without a lot of irony, especially considering I’ve had to skim all of my old posts to get this completed. Life is just too busy to not prioritize my efforts. I would rather spend my time improving my leadership and creating content than pushing git updates. WordPress allows me to do just that.

I would still advise anyone to strongly avoid self-hosting. I would also recommend anyone with a busy life from using Jekyll. Focus on the things that bring you high value for the least effort, especially outside your core areas.

Weekend Listening

Yard work in 90+ temps and 100% humidity doesn’t agree with catching up on your podcasts. At least, not with AirPods.

Daily Info Intake Notes

Condoleezza Rice joins Broncos’ new ownership group: Former Secretary of State ‘will be a great benefit’ – – So how does a former public servant have so much free capital?
Microsoft Windows Autopatch is Now Generally Available for Enterprise Systems – Too bad it requires a Microsoft E3 or E5 subscription. This should be a basic offering for any enterprise.
The Daily Swig – Cybersecurity news and views – Adding this to my RSS feeds.
How to be a Great Technical Interviewer – yield code(); – Interesting. This is a skill I need to build.
My Ultimate Zsh and Vim Config [ July 2022 Version ] – Daniel Miessler – I’m getting shell FOMO.
Fewer in U.S. Now See Bible as Literal Word of God – This makes a lot of sense considering the state of the US.
Governor Gavin Newsom announces California will make its own insulin – KION546 – How is this not happening at the federal level? More ammo to start replacing the old guard in DC.
Microsoft Warns of Large-Scale AiTM Phishing Attacks Against Over 10,000 Organizations
Alleged Hunter Biden Leak Shows iCloud Can Be iPhone Security’s Weak Link – Just enable MFA. Seriously…just do it.
Thread by @RyanHawk12 on Thread Reader App – Thread Reader App – Great advice from @ryanhawk
Top 50 PowerShell Scripts for Microsoft 365 Admins  – Office 365 Reports – This should be useful for someone.
Why Aspiring Influencers Should Build Their Brands on Their Own Domains – Daniel Miessler
So You Want to Start a Blog… – Daniel Miessler – More ammo for me to move off Jekyll and manually tweaking every little thing.
Risky Biz Soap Box: Running a global vulnerability management program – Risky Business – One vulnerablity system to rule them all.
Peter Santenello – Inspecting Perspectives the Media Neglects – Jordan Harbinger
Risky Business #671 – The case for an American-owned NSO Group – Risky Business
The Greatest Gap In Life – John Maxwell Leadership Podcast

Prioritizing the most important thing is the most important thing, not getting more time in your day.
Prioritize action.
John replies to all emails within 24 hours.
Why are you procrastination? Is it fear of failure?

Reading Notes

I’ve switched up several things in my daily workstream. Like using Bear as my primary note and blogging app. I’m focusing on DayOne as my journalling app, but it also works really well for stream of consciousness writing. Trello is becoming my goto task tracker as it just works better for my work style. I’ve also switched over to Apple Podcasts from Overcast. Life is much simpler in the ecosystem.

Reading/Listening notes for the last few weeks:

Welcome to Management: How to Grow From Top Performer to Excellent Leader (Ryan Hawk)

1/4 through and great
Los of nugget from show guests

How to use Siri Shortcuts with Bear – FAQ & Support – Bear App – Converting my shortcut for capturing my reading from a text file to Bear notes.
Merill Fernando • 🇦🇺 • 🇱🇰 on Twitter: “Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) coming natively to a Windows device near you. What about Azure AD Joined devices you ask? 👇” / Twitter – Looks like LAPS will be native in Win11. Why did this take so long?
Apple introduces new professional training to support growing IT workforce – Apple – I wasn’t aware there was a cert or training program for Apple. Thanks to the IT Brew for this link. – Slack group dedicated to helping other Mac admins.
Risky Biz Soap Box: HD Moore on taking Rumble to the cloud – Risky Business – Good interview with Rumble’s creator. I’ve been interested in this for a long time and would love to check it out more.
PodcastOne: 690: Jane McGonigal – How to See the Future and Be Ready for Anything – Looking at crazy future risk scenarios to build your resiliency.
Editing and formatting entries in Day One for iOS – Your Journal for Life – Day One – Use for developing my second brain process in day one
Markdown Guide – Your Journal for Life – Day One – Why am I using DayOne? Markdown support, privacy, tags, etc
The Apple II Documentation Project (Hacker News link) – A trip in the way back machine!
What you should ask a potential employer – Lobsters – Potential employer questions from a developer POV.