Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

about that notecard--

Adopt the habits of intelligent work and the various rewards of intelligent work will tend to bend toward you--or at least they ought to. People deserve recognition, remuneration, and influence when they can manage competing demands on their attention effectively. If those rewards *don't* start bending towards you, if you aren't recognized for what you've proven yourself capable of accomplishing, maybe you should ask yourself if you're working in a place that's worth your time.