2020 was the year - the year of remote working. Who knew that a viral epidemic would be the driving force behind companies globally deciding to adapt to teleworking? So many people were unprepared because the dream does not always match reality. We are a society acclimated to working in an office among our colleagues.… Continue reading Facing the Remote Work Burnout
It's been a while since I have sat down to my MacBook to write something other than code. I was thinking about my journey over the past six months in terms of my new obsession - coding. The first thought that came to me had been, I should have chronicled this whole process from the… Continue reading Millennial Coder: The New Journey of Self-Discovery through programming
"The Customer is always right." Whether you have been a customer or have worked in a customer service-based business, you are familiar with this statement. The phrase was coined in 1909 by Harry Gordon Selfridge owner of Selfridges based in London, England. It's a phrase used by businesses over the past 100 years to create… Continue reading Not Always Right: The Great Customer Service Divide
Facebook. Most of us us it. Many of our parents even manage to use the large social community to post memes, misinformed political rants, and share photos. So, while that does not cover the entire expanse of Facebook, it has devolved into the tired standard. For Businesses, Facebook has become a MONEY PIT. That can… Continue reading Facebook: Money Pit or Business Owner’s Friend?
The rain descends. The city is bleak. The fog has crawled in to cover the skyline. I look toward the horizon. It is the same as yours. I look for the sun but it is hidden in the greyness. In the sadness. At night we view the same moon. The stars watch over us. I… Continue reading The Memory of Rain
Hello Life, my name is Bekah - thanks for another fork in the road. For some, life is a constant series of obstacles, choices, and changes. In my life, it seems this is an absolute fact. Not too long ago I wrote about changing my focus and direction at school. Recent life happenings have presented… Continue reading Fork in the Road: Changing Your Plans, Not Your End Goals
Happy New Year! It is a curious case that we as a society continue to perpetuate this flawed tradition of setting resolutions for the New Year. Setting obtainable goals is one thing, but unrealistic resolutions are another. Kudos to the few who actually follow through, it is rather admirable. The few do not outweigh the… Continue reading New Year, New Perceptions
The plans of life often take a constant detour. Life is one giant detour for some of us. All the planning in the world can leave us unprepared. Okay, I have all of the quippy sage advice out of the way ... life sucks. I won't sugar coat this, I'm no Mary Poppins. For many,… Continue reading Not All Is What You Plan