How many times have you been the newbie in a certain situation where someone throws out terms, acronyms, perhaps even topics that are completely foreign to you? Did you feel lost? Confused? Like an outsider? It’s a painful experience. It’s also an experience that can be … [Read more...] about One magic question that will help simplify your communication
I say it every month, but how is it the end of May already?! This month was simultaneously endless and flew by. 1. Communication matters. It is SO incredibly easy to miscommunicate – to think that you are communicating more clearly than you are. Did you actually say what you … [Read more...] about Communication matters + the top 6 things I learned in May
Let’s kick this off with an insanely important premise: Project management is a tool that will help you achieve any goal. And project management is fun! When I talk about project management with people who aren’t project managers, I tend to get a lot of blank stares. Um, … [Read more...] about What is project management and why should I care?
A few weeks ago, we unexpectedly found out that my younger son needed surgery. This entailed a quick, but non-urgent trip to a specialist. The specialist's office has new patient paperwork online to download, complete and bring to your first appointment. Fantastic! I was excited … [Read more...] about Is your content outdated? (and why it matters)
I have always hated the term networking. It just feels sleazy and always reminds me of a used car salesman. And gives me visions of people in stale, horribly decorated hotel conference rooms with business cards and suits. Definitely not what I think of when I want to build a … [Read more...] about Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word