With many shifting to #remoteworking , I thought it might be helpful to share some of my own personal practices I have learned over the past 6 years. If you find these helpful, please feel free to pass along! If you have a question, just let me know. …

As a youngish Caucasian male, I have to admit that I very rarely feel in danger. But I had a unique circumstance happen to me recently, that broke out from this norm.

I had just gotten back from a work trip and hailed a Lyft at the airport. When I…

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I’m not big on new year’s resolutions. We all know they don’t work, right?

So what are you supposed to do? The new year is a special moment, no matter what anyone tells you. A fresh start. A clean slate.

I’m a goal setter. I love the process. I have…

Earlier this week, I had the privelege of speaking at the funeral of one of the greatest men I have ever known, my mother’s father, always know to me as Papaw. I shared briefly the following list, which I learned mostly from the example of his life. …

I had not been on a multi-day backpacking trip in about 10 years, and I couldn’t think of a better trip to get back into it, then this epic Colorado back country trip with five close friends.

Maroon Bells Trailhead

An amazing 4 day / 3 night / 26 mile round trip loop…

Continued from Pt–2

Setting aside 5 mins to see what else is happening in the world at the start of each day can reap major benefits. Next to coffee, it’s one of the most important parts of my morning routine.

I was curious what works for other designers so I…

Continued from Pt–1

Setting aside 5 mins to see what else is happening in the world at the start of each day can reap major benefits. Next to coffee, it’s one of the most important part of my morning routine.

I was curious what works for other designers so I…

Setting aside 5 mins to see what else is happening in the world at the start of each day can reap major benefits. Next to coffee, it’s one of the most important part of my morning routine.

I was curious what works for other designers so I asked my colleagues…

I took off last week for a staycation with my ever growing family, and today’s my first day back at the job.

And it’s awesome. I know it sounds cliche, but I love it.

I work with a great team and boss (http://strategyplusdesign.com/ ), producing solid work for awesome clients…

A plea to not kill fellow humans on the road

Yesterday a local, Austin area bike commuter was killed on his way to work. 45 years old, father of four. Struck from behind by a driver who “didn’t see him while changing lanes”. No charges were pressed.

A tragedy. And one that hits very close to home.

His blog…

jonathan bowden

Son / husband / father / designer / inquisitor / neighbor / explorer

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