Summer jobs in 2020

We embarrassed our kids last year by showing up at their summer job or posting their volunteer work. Why stop now? Our youngest works at McAlister's deli in the kitchen, assembling sides, spuds and salads, and scooping up soups. Masks, gloves and non-slip shoes required. He works about 25-30 hours a week. He does have … Continue reading Summer jobs in 2020

Chief Consistency Officer?

I was intrigued by this Forbe's post Chief Consistency Officer: How Today's CCO Unites A Company's Stakeholders and it got me thinking... Much of a communicator's role is to maintain the consistency of their brand across all audiences. This could include internal staff, board of directors, members, customers, vendors, lawmakers or media. We ensure all … Continue reading Chief Consistency Officer?

#COVIDchaos weeks 13-14

June 1-13As of June 13, there were 7.4 million cases worldwide, 2.1 million in the U.S, 11,047 in Kansas and 715 in Sedgwick County. The U.S. is opening up after 13 weeks of stay-at-home orders, drive-thru only, working from home, virtual school, and toilet paper shortages. I'll probably stop writing my weekly posts, since things … Continue reading #COVIDchaos weeks 13-14

#COVIDchaos week 3

On March 23, there were 42,000+ cases in the U.S., 83 in Kansas and 11 in our county. Monday, March 23 Today we should have been going back to school, but since all school buildings are closed for the remainder of the year, we get an extended spring break. Yesterday, our county voted against a … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 3

We switched to Teams, but I miss Slack

We recently made the switch to Office365 at work, which comes with the cool collaboration feature "Teams." Prior to the switch, my department used a paid version of  Slack and loved it. We switched over to Teams because it would allow us to collaborate with other departments using Teams, and we anticipated it would function … Continue reading We switched to Teams, but I miss Slack