Hi šŸ‘‹šŸ¼, Iā€™m Ross.

I am a web designer and developer, but I also love to read and write about the things I'm learning. This website is kind of like a digital garden that is constantly watered by a river of knowledge. Check out my recent notes to see what I'm learning, book summaries of the books I'm reading, and the latest web projects I'm working on. Cheers!

Recent Notes
The public to private bridge

Writing online is scary. I remember my high school AP English courses. I would turn in a writing assignment and pray that Mrs. Bernstein would not torture me by choosing my essay as a personal example of what NOT to do. I feel the same way about posting essays online. It’s even scarier broadcasting to…

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Everyone’s an expert

I often compare myself to my heroes. I’m thinking here of folks like Austin Kleon or Tiago Forte. I would love to be doing what they’re doing. They have massive subscribers on Twitter and to their newsletters. They are writing about super interesting topics and teaching others along the way. Do you do this too?…

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The Five Whys for Personal Development

The Five Whys was initially developed as part of the Toyota Production System in the 1950s. The idea behind the process is that the nature of a problem and its solution are not always immediately visible. Sometimes probing is required to see the thing behind the thing. I learned in a recent course that this…

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