Follow along with my first forays into Snowfakery! Warning: Code! Command Line! Im-pasta Syndrome!
A technical blogpost about learning Salesforce Flows turns into a sappy blogpost about friends and community. Who wouldda thunk it?
Learning a bunch of new skills and platforms leads me to reflect on the Zen Buddhist practice of Beginner's Mind. Plus, 6 new tools I'm learning.
I gave myself the title of "Chief Problem Solver." It fit like a Croc. A little squishy, a little dorky, but most of all comfortable and with room to evolve. In this post, some behind the scenes process notes about a project to find the perfect call-forwarding system for a small-scale and super-impactful local nonprofit. Oh yeah, and "I'm" trying out writing in the third-person-epic style.
Stanley Levison and Jack O'Dell were operations masterminds, fundraising trailblazers, and behind-the-scenes brains-and-brawn who kept the SCLC afloat during some tough times. And I'm not the only person who thinks so! Yet, these figures loom obscure despite their utter brilliance. Read on to learn the history of SCLC fundraising in the early 60's.
What to do when you find data discrepancies?! I kinda felt like I did 6 loads of laundry, came out with socks I didn't even know I had, and then figured out how to match them up. Also, Spongebob, Rubix Cubes, and pivot tables.
Like a coffee filter, the filter functions that I'm writing about today help us get to the very essence of our data. Read on for examples of filtering and summarizing a complex dataset, informed by a recent consulting project for an emergency homeless shelter.
TL;DR... Sign up for an upcoming course, no wait, an experience, with my spreadsheet soulmate Emily! You'll learn how and why to organize your tech workspaces so that you can shut down your computer every night in peace. Plus, you'll get to join a supportive, like-minded cohort with personal coaching from Emily.
This Joni Mitchell + Brandi Carlisle + Zadie Smith + plastic suitcases full of beads + cloud-anatomy + data lovin' babe is living her best life, moving data between sandboxes and more! Cheers to THAT!
Need to maintain multiple views of the same data? Learn about my "Filter Square Mindset" of applying Filter Views rather than Filters in Google Sheets! Plus, gifs, cartoons, puns, and more!