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Self-Care: Overstated and Underutilized

Now that we are sitting in this “post-pandemic” world, it’s easy to see the level of burnout across the workforce. Having previously worked at a medical institution, the burnout was glaringly evident. If not addressed, burnout can affect…

Let Technology Get Back Again

If I were alive in the early 20th century, I would have had the opportunity to witness firsthand some of the transformative technologies that impacted our world then. And to watch the complaints and the praise by the masses. Let’s attempt…

Beach Litter

Once a year, I fly out to see my grandfather in Boca Raton, Florida. His apartment is a five-minute walk from the beach, so luckily, I spend a lot of my time there in the ocean. Each time I visit, I notice a rise in the amount of garbage left…

Asynchronous Work in 2023

I’ve been following Anne Helen Petersen for years, first on Facebook, then on Instagram, and now I’m a paid subscriber to her Culture Study newsletter. The prompts she poses to her readers about culture and work, and her responses to those…

The Importance of Financial Literacy

With the current state of the stock market, I’ve been thinking a lot more about financial portfolios and my overall understanding of personal finances. Growing up and working part-time jobs, I learned to manage money but on a much smaller…

Know Your Strengths

"I believe surprises are great when they're planned ahead of time." I laughed the other day when this statement popped up during my HIGH5 personality test. I appreciate that “surprises” by definition are spontaneous and therefore…

The Many Faces of Management

“I’ll manage” is a common phrase nowadays; it means an unanticipated or ‘less than ideal’ scenario will be handled with limited resources (things, people, time, etc.). While this response often carries a negative connotation, it prompts…

If You Want People To Do Something, Make It Easy

It’s been said that if you want people to do something, make it easy. Which is fabulous advice and an effective truth that I try to leverage from day to day. In economic terms, some companies have turned to tracking and creating metrics…

It’s Time for Product Roadmap 2.0

Ideba provides win/loss, CSAT, and voice of the customer research for clients. Additionally, our creative group is tapped to refine organizations’ product roadmap. This provides an opportunity to examine the nexus between customer needs,…

Finding a Career Amidst Your Interests

Tucked in a dusty corner next to a rarely used pair of offices, there exists a collection of magic portals to different worlds. Outsiders looking in may see a dark room filled with colorful lights after-hours. They may see a collection of chairs…