I really enjoy chatting with people starting a journey into tech; hearing about their challenges, successes, struggles, worries, etc. It really illustrates the barriers present when starting a career. Some of these are inherent and part of the nature of learning anything new. Learning is a challenge. Developing a new skill set is not easy, … Continue reading One Path to Tech?
I'm trying something new In the spirit of transparency, vulnerability, and inclusiveness, I'm starting a little series called "goo bts". I'm going to be documenting my processes, struggles, triumphs and general ups & downs in hopes that it will highlight to others that you don't have to have it all figured out to take on … Continue reading A Behind the Scenes Look At the Ups & Downs
Awareness of “shame culture” in tech I recently came across this tweet: https://twitter.com/aprilwensel/status/960624534683463680 which then prompted the following response https://twitter.com/n8ebel/status/960669447391346689 . . . This is something I feel really strongly about. This attitude/culture of making people feel bad for asking questions or not being in the know is pervasive throughout education and the workplace, and … Continue reading Encourage Curiosity
“A timely act of kindness might make all the difference in the world” When we have opportunities to praise others; do we take them? — Or do we let the moment pass? Do we reach out to those around us and let them know they aren’t alone; that we are thinking of them? — … Continue reading Let Kindness Permeate Your Life
Another year, another avalanche of collective new year resolutions. January 1st is always a popular time for self reflection and to reevaluate and set goals for the upcoming year. Many people, myself included, start the year with lofty ambitions and an idealized view of what the next 12 months will look like, but how do we … Continue reading Growth in the New Year