Feeling Pride at Atomic

I am a bisexual man, and last November, I came out to everyone at Atomic. In any other job I’ve worked, I likely would have endlessly vacillated and probably just mentioned it in passing to a few coworkers. “Who needs to know?” I would have asked myself. And I would have kept quiet.

GOTO Chicago 2018 – Complexity, Boring Languages, and Not Throwing Null

Recently, our group of Atomic accelerators headed over to Chicago for the 2018 GOTO Chicago conference. It was a two-day conference with six different tracks each day, so there were always multiple good options to choose. The talks ranged from machine learning to office politics. Even though the conference did not have a specific focus, there were themes that came […]

The Vistage Issue Processing Framework – A New Sales Tool

I recently joined a local Vistage group run by Steve Johandes. Vistage is a peer-to-peer membership organization for CEOs, business owners, and executives of small- to mid-size businesses. Vistage has a powerful issue processing framework that I really enjoy. It’s effective at getting to the root issue of a problem that someone is facing, and it […]

Atomic Object Becomes a Certified B Corporation

This winter, Atomic Object became a Certified B Corporation®, joining the movement of people using business as a force for good. B Corps consider the impact of their actions on not just shareholders, but on all stakeholders—including their employees, suppliers, community, clients, and the environment. cor I sat down with Atomic’s CEO Carl Erickson and […]