Read The Room

Read The Room

According to Urban Dictionary, the term “read the room” is defined as: Understanding the emotions and thoughts of people in the room. It doesn’t just apply to people physically in the room with you. It means understanding how others will feel and react to what you say...
Lessons Learned From Twitter Jail

Lessons Learned From Twitter Jail

I spent most of last week in Twitter jail. The reason? Sarcasm and a robot’s inability to detect it. I’m not kidding. But after 3 long, tweetless days, I was let out. Well, not exactly. Appeal Denied I had appealed Twitter’s decision to flag my tweet and was willing...
Visuals Plus Verbiage

Visuals Plus Verbiage

A picture is worth 1,000 words. Yet sometimes, even the best picture needs to be accompanied by engaging content. Put the two together and they create storytelling magic. A Perfect Post Take a look at the picture and the content below it: Jews traditionally eat challa...
Looking Outside The Application

Looking Outside The Application

This post originally appeared on the Foundant blog. Infuriating character counts. Confusing budget templates. Repetitive questions in different sections. Playing with the budget numbers so as not to exceed the 15% overhead limit. Rewriting your boilerplate language...