Once upon a time I enjoyed a wonderful job as a Business Systems Analyst, working in a distribution center to make changes to our Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) in order to optimize the operation one step at a time. Basically I would translate business needs into functional requirements that our programmers could meet, and over time our […]
Have you ever read a book that left you thinking more about your own tangential reactions to it, rather than the book itself? That was my experience with Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Now make no mistake, this isn’t a complaint about the book, which is a remarkably interactive exercise in nostalgia. Competitors race to complete a quest […]
Since Jim Gray isn’t presiding over LeBron James’ free-agency spectacle this time around, I invoked the spirit of “The Decision” from 2010 to share some exciting personal news today… (NOTE: the Jim Gray part is parody, but the “decision” below is very, very real!) Jim Gray: Everybody is on pins and needles across the country, particularly […]
Two months ago, I joined a Couch to 5K program offered by the Nolensville Running Club, and last weekend, our graduation came in the form of running the Change for a Chance 5K, a fundraiser for the local charity which drew 248 runners (and legions of supporters) out on a clear Saturday morning.
#184602018 / gettyimages.com There are all sorts of tips, tricks and techniques one can offer to someone getting ready to make an important business presentation, but the most obvious is the also the most important: pay attention and eliminate all basic spelling and grammar mistakes! I was reminded of this lesson while going through some […]