Pressfield on the Amateur Qualities, Part 2

In his book, Turning Pro, Steven Pressfield teaches us how to navigate the passage from amateur life to professional practice. These are my takeaways from reading the book. The amateur is easily distracted. The work can often involve solitude and silence. The professional leverages the solitude and silence as opportunities to focus and channel her […]

What’s the problem with a used car salesman?

In his podcast, Akimbo [https://www.akimbo.me/], Seth Godin teaches us how to adopt a posture of possibility, change the culture, and choose to make a difference. Here are my takeaways from the episode. In this podcast, Seth discussed how marketing and distribution had defined the business culture we have today. In the early days of the […]

Web Scraping Templates for Python with BeautifulSoup

As I work on practicing and solving web scraping problems, I find myself repeating a set of steps and activities repeatedly. Thanks to Dr. Jason Brownlee’s suggestions on creating a machine learning template, I have pulled together a set of project templates that can be used to support web scraping tasks using Python. The Python […]