Celebrating Earth Day 2021
My response, “if your employer does not value your work, it is time to go”.
April 18 – April 24, is National Volunteer Week ”What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” – Aristotle ”Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew ”I’ve learnt that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need toContinue reading “National Volunteer Week”
Installing air traffic control systems and equipment at the Seattle TRACON and Tower was a rewarding experience in team work, applying knowledge and learning new skills. I was the lone woman on a team of eight for 14 months from July 2013 through August 2014. This job was a great opportunity for my personal andContinue reading “Open Doors, Step Inside”
As part of a Mentor Program, I had an assignment to take the Clifton Strengths Finder Assessment. My top five strengths are listed below and are aligned with my values: Lifelong Learner Strategic Intellectual Self Awareness ,Maximizer I find this article interesting on leadership from the Harvard Business Review, Self-Awareness Can Help Leaders More ThanContinue reading “Self Awareness”
Mentors Having mentors throughout my career has been an enlightening experience for me. Mentoring others has been equally rewarding. Mentoring can be within a formal program or occur informally. A mentor – mentee relationship is a commitment between two people. The role of a mentor is to encourage the personal and professional development of aContinue reading “Mentoring Benefits”
Despite all the craziness, we need to count the moments of joy in our lives. This is the time for reflection, resilience and moving forward. Reminding everyone that this time will become the past and the future lies before us. Cogs grinding forward. The human spirit still breathes “Resilience is knowing that you are the onlyContinue reading “Cogs of Reflection”
Hackathons generally begin with a presentations about the event or a specific topic. Participants suggest ideas and form teams, based on individual interests and skill sets.
One Word Sunday Challenge, “Light” Light in the winter season is sparse, yet beautiful. Pacific Northwest Light There are two way of spreading light, to be the candle or the mirror, that reflects it. Edith Wharton