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!
Facing a perfect storm of issues leading to dashboard problems, I used the "5 why" and "Positive Changemaker Mindsets" approach to solve the problem (and you can too!)
How learning a new crafting medium offers insights into resilient spreadsheet skill building. Plus, puns, puns, and more puns.
If I had taken my own advice, I would have thought, "tech problems are fixable! I should fix them ASAP so they don't drain my energy, and I get the benefits of having tech that works properly." Of course, I didn't. Read more about why you should invest in your own #DigitalSelfCare