Who’s the Boss: Disease or Me?

Let’s play “who’s the boss: disease or me?” There are things happening to me that terrify me. I lost the battle for my body – as my weight continues to climb – and I accepted this… … but then, the battle for my hair began. On Monday, September 3, 2018, I took my regularly scheduled morning…

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Geek Chique: Custom Decorative Mirrors

At the Shinecon convention last month, Tim and I discovered a new company that we couldn’t resist buying from. God knows we tried to talk ourselves out of it: SHINECON: DAY ONE *mumble mumble* “… we don’t need it…” *mumble mumble* “… but where would we put it?” *mumble mumble* “… it must be very expensive…” …

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OST Obsession

I believe that when a movie is able to match its soundtrack to its scenes so perfectly that it brings the audience to a state of reverence, that movie is a success. The first time this happened for me was when I saw Bring It On. How could this be, you ask? How could a…

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Cushing’s Disease and Me

I have had a hard journey with my body, and my journey is not even close to being over. I am not afraid, but I want this opportunity to tell women about this disease, and how important it is to not give up on your body, to not give up on yourself. In November of…

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Can We Trust Amazon Prime?

I’ve been on the hunt for earbuds that are similar to the Apple Airpods Gen 1 because I’m not willing to invest $159.00 for Gen 1 when Gen 2 will be released soon. I want to see the comparison. With this in mind, I’ve been searching through Amazon for potential options of similar performance and…

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1st Exposure to MS Project

I must say that Microsoft (MS) Project is probably one of the best Project Management (PM) tools I’ve had the pleasure of utilizing! At University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), they didn’t have any classes on MS Project; the closest UNR got to teaching it was through my advanced PM class which really only mentioned it as…

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Do We “Know” Anything?

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. – Socrates When I think back to my lessons in French where we attempted to determine when to use Savior – “to know” – and when to use Connaître – also “to know,” the reasoning behind using one over the other often offered such a headache…

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Culture Remains Relevant, Ask PMI

Organizational Agility is not “being fast” or stating that the organization is “going agile,” rather it is the ability of the organization to adapt to any situation/idea while simultaneously delivering business value to its customers.

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Cloverleaf: Are They Evolving the Hiring Industry?

In my last post regarding the Myers-Briggs personality test, I mentioned that I had researched a company called Cloverleaf, but I didn’t have the opportunity to elaborate upon why I was researching that company. The reason for my research lies with an assignment that was related to the Agile Method of Project Management and was influenced by Matt…

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Myers-Briggs: Still Relevant?

Recently, I did some research into a company called Cloverleaf, located in Cincinnati, OH, whose goal is to help agile managers follow the first item in the Agile Manifesto: “Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools.” They use a series of complex algorithms that consider input from Resumes, DiSC, StrengthsFinder, Myers-Briggs, VIA, Cloverleaf Culture Pulse…

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