strategic weekend edition! I'm channelling my inner velocirraptor for the brain work I need!

After wondering why I'm feeling weird yesterday, the migraine in the night explained it. Why it had to be combined with grief nightmares is just unexplainable. Send cuddly animals.

RT @esconfs@twitter.com

This talk by @MlleSophiePofie@twitter.com was voted the best talk at EuroSTAR 2022! Its message was so powerful we asked her to bring it to us at AutomationSTAR, and now, she presents on this important subject for Inspiration Week. Save your Seat >> bit.ly/3VVquCO

🐦🔗: twitter.com/esconfs/status/161

Also making progress in financial understanding ... After seeing the financial results for a project, I remembered to ask what that means for the contribution margin.

Me, a professional: does an awesome talk.

Also me: notices the soup stain on her jumper too late.

I was asked to give an impulse talk for 2023 for project leads at a customer. I chose to focus on 'what if our motivation isn't where we want it to be' and how to look after ourselves instead of talking about productivity and powering through. It was well received 🥰

I just did some very strategic thinking and now I'm proud of myself but also all of my brain cells are tired.

Like, instead of being annoyed at a calmer evening, I'm more mindful that it's part of my role as a partner *and* it helps me to remain physically and mentally well. Hungarian homework is directly in line with my value of 'learning'. This feels good so far...

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On my journey to balancing all the things I wanna do/see/experience without burning out, I've been using the '7 hats' analogy to plan how my 'roles' look each week. So far it's giving me clarity and is helping me to enjoy things more because I see how they relate to my vision ❤️

RT @allenholub@twitter.com

I just came across somebody whose last name is Null. I cannot imagine the grief the poor guy is going through on a daily basis 😄

🐦🔗: twitter.com/allenholub/status/

Just did my first run in about 4 months, post neck injury. Managed almost 5k at a very slow pace, which is more than I was expecting, and also a testament to my stubbornness because yesterday was leg day and boy did they hurt 🤣🤪💪

I also learned a lot more about OneToMany, ManyToMany, Lists Vs Sets and something about multiple bags....

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Learned once again last night that taking a break will help you to find the solution. So way after we'd given up, we realised what to Google for and ended up solving the problem just before midnight 🦉🤪💪 (not a work problem).

RT @moorehn@twitter.com

Today the BBC is blaming the resignation of a woman on a failure to "balance work and family," while then launching into the fact that the same woman led her country through three devastating events: A pandemic, volcanic eruption and terrorist attack.

bbc.com/news/world-asia-643308

🐦🔗: twitter.com/moorehn/status/161

pink and fluffy then gym! It's cold and dark and I had a really long day yesterday!

Also, dudes in the gym. If you're making sex grunts, you're doing it wrong 😬🙄

Call for Papers time is starting and while I have some topics set I'm also interested in hearing what people would be interested in hearing about from me... Grateful for any suggestions! ❤️

RT @j19sch@twitter.com

Our next (Friends of Good Software) event will be a full-day online on Sat 11 March, starting 10am CET. So if you'd like to talk with some great people about how to get your software to be good, this is for you! Please sign up at frogsconf.nl

🐦🔗: twitter.com/j19sch/status/1615

I'm giving 3 talks in the next two weeks, two on appreciation and acknowledgement, and one on looking after yourself in 2023 🥰🥰

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