We’re enrolled! #StingersUp

Kid #2 is enrolled! We spent the day in Emporia, getting things ready to go for fall 2022. Zach will be rooming with three other boys from his high school, and they were all there too. We made sure we had all our paperwork done, ate breakfast and played a few online texting games. Can … Continue reading We’re enrolled! #StingersUp

12th annual* ski trip – 2022

*should have been 13th annual. But 2020 happened so...This year, we went with another family to ski. They have a son the boys' age. On Saturday, we carpooled to Denver, switching up the seating arrangements in the cars. We stayed at the same hotel we stayed in the first night last year, before the #snowmageddon2021. … Continue reading 12th annual* ski trip – 2022

Screen sharing – #WhatNotToDo edition

It's 2022. Why do people still not know proper etiquette for sharing their screen effectively on a video call? Especially if you are in a professional setting and share your screen often? We're past the "how do I share my screen?" questions and "you're on mute" memes on 2020. It's what isn't done prior to … Continue reading Screen sharing – #WhatNotToDo edition

Your flight is cancelled

Well - that's never good. I flew to St. Louis Feb. 1 to welcome a new employee to our St. Louis office. There were rumblings of a winter storm and some encouragement to avoid "unnecessary travel." Eh...heard that before in the Midwest. And this was a new employee who would arrive at our office without … Continue reading Your flight is cancelled

You really don’t know what you think you know

Think Again, by Adam Grant is a book about unlearning what you know. And realizing you really don't know what you think you know. One insight I found especially intriguing is the more confident people are, the less they actually know. Think of the person at the sporting event who is telling you what the coach … Continue reading You really don’t know what you think you know