Justin Hall's personal site growing & breaking down since 1994

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Progress through Life

Today I attended an online seminar from "The Energy Project" - a pleasant reminder to set goals, and to make time for important but non-urgent stuff. Making sure the non-squeaky wheels get greased, so you can roll towards big things you want to accomplish.

Afterwards I took a few moments, sequestered myself in an ngmoco:) conference room, and assessed my progress through life thus far.

- Survived family suicide, business failure, divorce
- Learned to be a decent lover, host and accomplice
- Created a crazy thing online
- Experienced minor fame
- hosted TV
- Published a well-received book
- Rubbed brains with deeply smart folks
- studied to a Graduate level
- Lived abroad, widely traveled
- Home ownership
- Had an idea, raised money, started and ran a company as CEO

- Connecting and empowering people
- Expressing myself
- Sharing what I have learned
- Becoming a father with a good mother

- Saving money
- Learning how to organize and motivate global high-tech knowledge workers
- Growing older
- Dating a young positive creative woman

at work at ngmoco looking grumpy I guess

Here's a picture of myself for context - where I work, and the frumpy expression on my face as I was using my computer.


Thanks Steve Rhodes - from @tigerbeat on Instagram
June 2012 dancing in the streets of San Francisco with Ilyse Magy, photo thanks Steve Rhodes on instagram!

Hi, I'm Justin Hall and this here is a personal web site I've used to chronicle my time on earth since 1994. The content on the front page is relatively recent; if you search through the archives, you'll find old pieces of Justin. Some folks have indexed my doings on Wikipedia.

Twitter: jah
Facebook: Justinreach

eBooks by Justin Hall

I've published books for sale, somewhere else online! Behold:

Now available for the Kindle: A Story of GameLayers. My experience being CEO of a tech company, 2007-2009:

"A tell-all story of a startup from the very beginning, with lots of info about real-world fundraising. A more intimate look than you'll find in other business reads." says Irene Polnyi in a 5-star review on

A Story of GameLayers, for the Amazon Kindle.