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🙌 Needed the reminder on this - so easy to fall into the "I'm so busy" trap when you are getting mundane emails from "busy" coworkers on the weekends.
Some people really need to understand what it's like to work with an illness. Sorry my Dr. visits aren't once a year or when I have a cold. They're twice a month for a few hours. How do people handle?
Based on fishbowl posts, I’ve noticed creatives either despise or adore/respect their planners. It doesn’t seem to have much range. Curious why this is.
Anyone else think FishBowl missed a good opportunity to make the Fish in their logo double as a business tie? Rough example of what I mean https://mateilatte.com/2017/09/12/fishbowl-logo-2-0/
Trying to find a new job but haven’t found the one yet. Any tips on how to stay engaged with current job while looking?
Portfolio question - I've been out of school for almost 3 years now. Worked at a couple companies in house and one agency, so have a good 6 or so professional projects to show. Do I delete all ...
98% of the clients we present to are only concerned with anticipating how the people above them are going to react to the creative. Zero thought given to how the audience will react. Sorry...venting.
Can someone explain “Not sorry. Reece’s.” to me? There must be more to it than just being the second half of “sorry, not sorry” right?
Any good books/online courses for writers looking to improve their grammar, sentence structure, etc.?
Am I right in feeling uneasy that the CEO of my agency viewed my linkedin profile the evening of my last day of work? (I got let go from a big agency with multiple locations).
Confession: Sometimes I give money to homeless people that look like they might be an undercover billionaire looking for a kind soul to leave their fortune to. Does that make me a bad person?
Dealing with baglog What are some strategies for dealing with backlog? While working from home I've had a propensity to procrastinate and now have gotten behind on several files. I know I need to grind to turn them around before the clients asks for an update, but that's easier said than done during the day with conference calls, emails, and new "urgent" work that doesn't stop.
You have an opp to go back to school to learn additional skills and help grow your career. Do you choose something creative (assuming you're working as one) or go MBA, HR..other? Remote or on location
PTO at a lake house with a few friends in late October. Are there any Airbnb deals we should leverage? It’s not too pricey once it’s spread across 6 people, but wanted to check in case there’s more
🐟s who fly into NYC Monday mornings, do you fly into LGA or JFK? Which is better to get to downtown Manhattan? Flew into LGA this morning and the traffic even to get Uber or yellow cab was insane!
Posting on behalf of my friend and colleague who is an extremely gifted graphic designer and medical illustrator who is looking for freelance creative work. He is reasonably priced and a delight to work with. Here’s the link to his website:
Any recommendations for 14 nights in Hawaii? With 2 kids aged 9 and 7. Things to do, places to eat, activities etc. recommendations with Marriott properties appreciated. Thanks!
Thanks to ATL fiasco earliest I can get to client site is Tuesday. Only to leave on Thursday. This is east>west coast. Does it even make sense to do that anymore? Right before holidays..this sucks
Hey folks were hiring PMs (and other positions) in a bunch of locales right now. Happy to chat 1 on 1 and provide reference if you’re a good fit!
Woke up to cramps and bleeding which has never happened before. I have an IUD and haven’t had a period in years. Can’t feel the strings. Supposed to go to the client site for the week this morning
When did queer become ok to say & why? I played “Smear the Queer" as a kid/had no idea what it meant; now I find it as offensive as the N-word. Why “take back” a word instead of just not using it?
How does one handle dating with consulting? Seems too much with travel and trying to maintain a social life with friends?
What’s the best gift you bought/brought to a gift exchange this year? I’m short a couple presents. And feel free to shamelessly promote your own side gigs. It’s not like we’ll be able to tell.
Cloud Tech Consulting, which company to pursue in terms of pay, benefits, type of work - Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, Slalom, West Monroe?
Missed cc payment. Amex posted 60 day missing payment to credit bureau. This is first time i missed payment. How this impact my credit score. How to rectify. Applying for mortgage now. Any tips
Going to kyoto and tokyo, need advice on amazing things i shouldn't miss. I'm going on a bicycle tour around Tokyo and watching a Sumo training... what else???