Looking Back: The 5 Most Valuable Lessons I Learned (or Re-Learned) in 2011

I've been thinking about this post for over a month. The one I wrote last year was so well received, and important to me in many ways. This type of post is so much more personal than the content I normally share on this blog, but I think that's a good thing. I almost didn't write … Continue reading Looking Back: The 5 Most Valuable Lessons I Learned (or Re-Learned) in 2011

Looking Forward: Answers to Where-Have-You-Been-and-Are-You-Coming-Back-Questions

 The last couple of months have been a time of change for me personally and professionally. Thank you to everyone who has emailed, DM'd text or called to check on me lately, I appreciate your kindness and support and friendship more than I can say.. Thank you to everyone who offered support, suggestions, recommendations, and … Continue reading Looking Forward: Answers to Where-Have-You-Been-and-Are-You-Coming-Back-Questions

In the End I Want to be Able to Say I Contributed More Than I Criticized

I don't know if it's the economy or the time of year but lately it seems like there is a lot of negativity going around, so last week when I saw this tweet from Jan Holmquist linking to this post, contributions, criticism and courage,  it really struck a chord with me. I am by no means a perfect … Continue reading In the End I Want to be Able to Say I Contributed More Than I Criticized

How to Create a Secure Password

When I talk about transliteracy I often use this stat It would take a hacker 5.15 minutes to hack your 6 character all lower case password.  Add in numbers, symbols and capital letters and it goes up to 8.51 days from a Lifehacker article, How I’d Hack Your Weak Passwords, as an example of import skills … Continue reading How to Create a Secure Password

What It Takes To Be a Digital Woman

What it takes to be a digital woman: Review by TrendsSpotting http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=digitalwomenreview-thinknextmicrosoftconference-100419003640-phpapp01&rel=0&stripped_title=what-it-takes-to-be-a-digital-women-review-by-trendsspotting View more presentations from Taly Weiss. found via Librarian in Black

Life Lessons from Einstein

Follow Your Curiosity Perseverance is Priceless Focus on the Present The Imagination is Powerful Make Mistakes Live in the Moment Create Value Don’t Expect Different Results Knowledge Comes From Experience Learn the Rules and Then Play Better 10 Amazing Life Lessons You Can Learn From Albert Einstein includes quotes and tips along with these lessons. … Continue reading Life Lessons from Einstein