Category: Thanks

Doing it BetterSimple things that remind us of big thingsSo There I Said ItThanksUnsung

So There, I Said It #1: Everybody poops!

[Writer’s Notes covering this post and the progress made on my vacation can be found here.  The embedded Facebook post above inspired this post.]

My original draft of the above post made it sound like my day was nothing more than just “eating outside for fun.”  In reality, I came home to my housekeeper’s substitutes (while she staycations, like me) and being in the house at the same time makes me uncomfortable. Read More

Doing it BetterEmotionsGrowthSimple things that remind us of big thingsThanks

Criticism, networks, and a reminder to give thanks

I was hired at Microsoft to be the business analyst for the small and medium search sales and service organization in 2007 by Jennifer.  I didn’t know what the hell I was doing or how I made it through the interview.  At some point I remember saying something like “global scale and local relevance” which seemed to come from nowhere but it turned out to be a pretty cogent strategy and appealed to Jenn.  I cut my teeth every single day in the job learning to Read More