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

Welcome, 2022

Baby, it's COVID* outside. *Unrelated: This is the coldest day yet this winter season. The new year rang in at 30 degrees (feels like 19 with the wind chill). As the day progressed the "feels like temperature" was -10. Getting a little close to February 2021's polar vortex, but not there yet! What a depressing … Continue reading Welcome, 2022

More Christmas – Dec. 26-31

Zach had to work on Dec. 26, so we waited until Dec. 27 to drive up to Kansas City to spend time with Sherry's family and Pam and Ted. We ate lunch with Pam & Ted, left Ali to play with Petey, then went over to Sherry's for dinner. Cousin #2 had tested positive for … Continue reading More Christmas – Dec. 26-31