Jeff and Jon's Excellent Adventure

Musings on technology, travel, conferences, and the speaker life

Hello world! Who are these guys?

Welcome! And thanks for checking out This blog came about very suddenly and somewhat unexpectedly. In fact, in a lot of respects, it feels like it came totally out of left field. But that’s not really how it is. As with all things, there is a story behind who we are and why we are here. 

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Tackling Adversity: Objectivity

This post will be the first of a four-part series about overcoming adversity. Over the years, I have experienced my fair share of struggles—as all people have done—in both my professional and personal life. In recent months, I have spent some time engaged in reflection upon various challenges and the means through which I have attempted to overcome them.

I am certainly neither a psychologist nor a therapist. However, I have observed that there are four broad categories of skills that many people, myself included, use successfully to get from point A to point B when facing obstacles, both big and small. In this Tackling Adversity series, I will address each of these skills and provide real-world examples of how I have seen them used to make a difference.

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