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  • March 14, 2019
    My 3 Words for 2019

    Each year I pick three words to act as my internal compass, guiding me towards the direction I want to go. The three words are added to my value system and are chosen based on looking for solutions to areas in which I lack conviction, clarity and a foundation to …

  • November 19, 2018
    Joining Google


    Excited to share I’ll be joining Google as a Software Engineer.

    Thanks to my family, friends, and colleagues who continue to believe in me and push me forward.I continue to be inspired by you all and realize how much of success in life is a team game and shared effort.Surround yourself …

  • September 27, 2018
    How I use Evernote


    Many writing tools have come and gone over the years, but Evernote has stuck with me despite the troubles the company has gone through. I’ll showcase use cases for Evernote that other tools haven’t been as good at.There was a period where I stopped Evernote briefly as the interface became too …

  • September 13, 2018
    So how was Burning Man?

    So how was Burning Man?

    Heading back home to the “Default world” as they call it, I’ve hesitated to answer this question when asked by friends or strangers, since my return.

    You don’t always get the Burn you want, but the Burn you need; another saying by past veteran burners.

    Burning Man to …

  • September 13, 2018
    Juvoni Beckford | Optimizing Your Life | Craft of Charisma Podcast

    I was invited on to speak on my experiences on the mindset around “optimizing your life” on the Craft of Charisma Podcast.

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    In this episode, we get to speak about the origins and motivations behind this blog. My reading habits, including …

  • August 15, 2018
    Organizing and Saving Hard Drive Space with Dropbox

    I love my Dropbox. Ever since the early college days when their promotion for free storage space got everyone to share it around, I was competitive in getting my base free storage up to sufficient levels where I wouldn’t have to buy premium. Eventually, my storage needs grew far past my free storage …

  • August 8, 2018
    The Stoic Reading List

    How does a kid who grew up in an urban environment living in the Bronx discover a Greco-Roman Hellenistic Philosophy from the early 3rd century BC? I have no idea.

    Stoicism is a pragmatic philosophy that reminds us how unpredictable the world can be and to focus on the things within our …

  • July 25, 2018
    Juvoni Beckford | Cut Your Learning Curve #15

    Listen in to this episode of Cut Your Learning Curve, hosted by Nate Cooper.

    Cut Your Learning Curve is about learning anything faster by learning how to set achievable goals and effective habits. Nate explores the many aspects and paths to learning, looking at the brain, personal motivations, and habits. Nate …

  • July 18, 2018
    Scheduling, Planning and Tracking Workouts for the Busy

    Planning and scheduling workouts when work and life already feel full can be a stressful task. In the long run you know it’s good for you, but in the short run, you keep telling yourself you don’t have enough time. Well, this is for people who feel like they don’t have …