Blog | Jaymes Downer

How I Work

November 24, 2020

A breakdown of the tool and services I use in everyday life to do what I do.

Fresh Start

May 25, 2020

Making the move from Wordpress to Gatsby + Netlify for my blog. Also, sunsetting all my old posts.

Put Your Mask on First

February 13, 2019

If you are leading a team, it's critical that you prioritize your health and mental health! You cannot give what you do not have.

Empathy | Charlottesville & Harvey

August 29, 2017

There is good and bad in most things. Sometimes, we need to acknowledge that.

Work | Life Balance

April 21, 2016

Is work life balance possible? Is it even what we should be aiming for?

When I’m My Best Self

March 30, 2016

What happens when you notice you aren't firing on all cylinders?

Balance as a Software Engineer

March 02, 2016

How do I stay up to speed as a software engineer in an industry that never sleeps, while also staying fulfilled in other areas of my life?

Living To Your Full Potential

June 22, 2015

What does it look like to get the most out of yourself?

Imposter Syndrome

December 06, 2014

'No matter how much my skill level may increase, it seems as though it’s never good enough. There is always someone out there that knows more than I do, or can do the things I do much better.'

Here and Now

June 04, 2014

Pushing past all the noise and staying present in the moment.


December 31, 2013

I have a confession. Sometimes I get really overwhelmed with life. There are just so many freakin things to do.

All posts written by Jaymes Downer who is VP of Product at F&M. Follow him on Twitter or learn about his work history on LinkedIn

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