Begin Building the Empire

I think a lot of commentary I saw online at the start of President Trump’s term predicted that Trump was going to be like the Emperor (aka the Sith Lord, aka the Supreme Chancellor) and take our rights and freedoms away. They were wrong. Well, partly wrong. The rights and freedoms have been taken away,Continue reading “Begin Building the Empire”

Changing domain from “Consult Button” to “Kiminy Cricket”

I know a brand name change isn’t easy, but I felt like it was time to move on. And, I didn’t choose Kiminy Cricket half-haphazardly. Let me tell you why: The Origin of Cricket In 2014, I worked for Silver Legacy Resort Casino first as a Front Desk Agent, and then quickly promoted to aContinue reading “Changing domain from “Consult Button” to “Kiminy Cricket””

3 Things to Have Before Leasing a Car

When I chose to lease a new Volkswagen Jetta,I thought my decision was smart…But once I decided to trade it in early,the truth was I’d thrown out my car. The Backstory: When I leased a new VW Jetta in 2016, I traded my fully paid-off 2007 Honda CR-V because the salesperson I was working withContinue reading “3 Things to Have Before Leasing a Car”

America’s New Age

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury. John Stuart Mill 7 I am ashamed to say that I have been a silent witness out of fear: however, my silence and the silence of other,Continue reading “America’s New Age”

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…” Continue reading “Geek Chique: Custom Decorative Mirrors”

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.

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 MattContinue reading “Cloverleaf: Are They Evolving the Hiring Industry?”

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 PulseContinue reading “Myers-Briggs: Still Relevant?”

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, guestContinue reading “Top 5 Things to Do for Successful Job Interviews”