Cool job alert: subtitle writer

I never knew I wanted to be a closed caption writer until now. I'm didn't even know this job existed. I saw a post about the Stranger Things writers, and how they conveyed through writing the experience and sounds of the show. And being a fan of the show (a weird plot set in the … Continue reading Cool job alert: subtitle writer

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