I’m transitioning to a new team soon, and a colleague gave me the idea of providing a “readme” as a way to introduce myself to the people I’ll be managing. Here it is!
I had the interesting experience this week of getting back in touch with someone I hadn’t talked to in 23 years. It’s our intention to begin re-building a relationship, so of course we’ll need a bit of context about each other as a foundation. How would you summarize over two decades of your life in a couple of paragraphs in an email?
I finally spent some time doing a “career exploration” exercise that had been on my to-do list forever.
Welcome to version 2.0 of tinafletcher.ca! Wow, it’s been a while. So many things have happened…
This is a puzzle that I worked on for over a year at my office.
As with many couples (I’d imagine), over dinner my husband and I typically ask each other: “How was your day?”. A common initial response from either one of us might be a word like “fine”, “ok”, or “decent”, which means the day was basically average and not particularly remarkable as either very good or very bad.
A thing I’m trying to get better at is accepting praise for doing something that felt easy to me.
Last year, I conducted a 12 month experiment related to implementing Code Stewardship at my organization. It went ok; I think I made some progress, and I think I learned some useful things. As a next step, I felt I had these options:
One night last week, I was leaving work. It was dark and rainy, and because the temperature was hovering around zero, it was also icy. I was waiting to cross the street to get to my parking lot.