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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Go Ahead, Be Zealous

Zealous as in “spends a lot of time or energy in supporting something that they believe in very strongly” from Collins, 2017. I want to have encounters with zealous people who are passionate about something because those people are the ones who inspire me to reflect on myself in order to look for changes, without them…

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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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How to Help Non-Computer People

A “non-computer person/user” is kind of a vague term, but I lump non-computer people into that category of: “I need to access computers, but I’m not sure how to set it up and I don’t really know what this thing really does nor do I care so long as it does its job.” A lot…

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Best Steps for Self Improvement

Acknowledging that you as an individual have areas that can be (or should be) improved is hard, but taking the time to reflect on your own actions and feelings is the best way to grow and improve yourself.

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Is the United States united?

What kind of nation are we becoming? How can the United States of America be respected by other nations if the majority of our citizens choose not to be actively supportive of their communities, and have no interest in making it a mandatory requirement? I understand that there are opinions on this which declare that…

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Discussion vs Lecture

In my opinion, if you are not able to consider someone else’s argument, you have no business opening a discussion. Furthermore, if you aren’t willing to discuss a topic, it is not longer a discussion, but a lecture wherein there is no growth, improvement, or sharing of knowledge. Thinking back on the debates that I…

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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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Ways to Improve a Video

I forgot a lot of the important features that are available in Adobe Premiere Pro, and so both of these videos fell flat in terms of detail and clarity.

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