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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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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Top 5 Things to Do for Successful Job Interviews

After listening to five different businesses from different industries on what they look for when doing job interviews, I have summarized the five things that all interviewees should know. To elaborate on which businesses I am referring to: I mentioned in my post last week, Going Swift, the Apple Way, that prior to the Swift demo, guest…

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The Best Reason to Leave a Job

The reasons behind leaving a job vary from person to person. There are three main reasons, I think, that people stay in a job even if they’re unhappy or unfulfilled: (1) they truly love what they do, (2) they make a lot of money, or (3) they feel like they can’t get a different job*.…

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Judging Debates

About two weeks ago, an intern from Wooster High School asked if I would be willing and/or interested in being a debate judge. I pointed out that as an office assistant, and not a lawyer, I probably wasn’t qualified to judge a debate. As it would seem, anyone is welcome to judge these high school students…

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3 Key Ingredients to Gain Clients

First off, I am not angry – or at least, not angry any longer. Rather, I’ve accepted that sometimes things just don’t work out, and that the cosmos are trying to tell me something: “Hey! Listen!” Stop looking for other options and finish what you started! This began a couple of weekends ago after I…

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Changing Colours: Colour by Bloom

This is what I needed today, a reminder that I am human, and that other humans are doing the same thing that I am: living to be happy.

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Five Features for the Right Procedures

I believe that changes, procedures or otherwise, are going to receive some kind of dissent. These five things should help the transition.

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