What do pivot tables, the concatenate function, and Parks and Rec gifs have in common? You'll have to read this blog post to find out!
Introducing two facilitation techniques for helping a group tackle difficult database questions, plus some personal reflection about how I'm showing up as a leader and co-conspirator.
How do you apply borders and formatting to a spreadsheet, and then copy them somewhere else? When should you use borders? Are geopolitical borders wrong? Yes, we tackle all this and MORE! Plus, .GIFs!
Making New Years' resolutions? Try out our 7 Changemaking Mindsets! This is a collaborative project with Emily Hicks-Rotella and Katie Blanchard. ❤
Five Trauma-Informed Care principles applied to our work as database managers... and a whole lotta opinions about what that means for our sector. Please engage with your ideas in the comments!
Solving database problems is kind of like cooking without a recipe! In this post ... how to send donation notifications (plus installment info from recurring donations) plus a cute koala meme!
Inspired by Samin Nosrat, thinking about formats available to us for lists, spreadsheets, and more complex options - and when to pick the right one at the right time. Plus, gifs and memes!
A challenge to calculate "Returning Volunteers" has me waxing poetic about re-gifting, digging deep into the Meme Stache, and writing some gnarly formulas. Join me!
A treatise on where to eat in West Philly, and a lengthy summary of neighborhood history and dynamics, from a social justice perspective.
What I'm reading! Essays, blogs, data, novels, and more!