This week ended up being a tough week. Something happened that made me think that others thought of me in a negative light. For a day or two I constantly thought "they must think I am like this" and "they must think I am a horrible person". The truth is, we, myself included, will never... Continue Reading →
California Association of Museum Conference 2020
Thankfully for the second year in a row I was able to attend the California Association of Museums (CAM) yearly conference! Not only was I able to attend but this was the second year I was a speaker! I am truly thankful for this opportunity. This year’s conference theme was 20/20 Vision. This got me... Continue Reading →
Improving Myself Professionally: May Day 2019
For those who are really celebrating, happy International Worker's Day! Also known as May Day. Growing up, May Day for me always had a kind of negative connotation since it was associated with communism. Though my political, social etc views are all over the place, there should be nothing wrong with celebrating the working people!... Continue Reading →
BHAG and Investing in Yourself
A couple of weeks ago the CEO of the organization that I work at hosted an All Hands Meeting to recap the 2018 year. He has been the CEO for around 9 months and so far during his tenure the focus has been improving the organization and getting ready for the next chapter of its... Continue Reading →
Why Museums? (Day 30 of Museum 30 Challenge)
One of the many reasons I love museums, and working in museums, is the power of inspiration museums have.
Friendship (Day 29 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Work friends are crucial! I’m so thankful for mine and that we were able to get lunch together today. We both have been through a very tough year professionally. Apparently people don’t like strong women. Who knew 😜
Dream Job (Day 26 of Museum 30 Challenge)
I have no idea what my dream job looks like let alone what I want to be doing in 6 months. I’m just going to keep working on growing as a person and learning new things for my career. Eventually all things will fall into place.
Past 12 Months (Day 20 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Day 20: the last 12 months. Professionally, the last 12 months have been difficult for me. I have experienced setbacks at work but this quote has really helped me. These career setbacks are temporary and have helped me plan for my comeback. I can’t wait to see whats next.
Name Something Big (Day 16 of Museum 30 Challenge)
Day 16: name something big. -my ambition -my goals -my ideas -my standards for myself -how I want to change the world -how I want to change museums
Creating My Future
I have been at the same company for almost 7 years now. For most of the time I have been happy and thankful to be part of many teams working on various projects at a fast pace. All of that rang true until a year and a half ago. Without warning my boss took away... Continue Reading →
360 and Some More Turns
This blog entry has taken many twists and turns. I better write it now before another turn is added to the journey. Just two weeks ago this post was going to be a celebration on how I finally came to the decision that I needed to leave my current company. I had been struggling with... Continue Reading →
Generalist vs Specialist?
My struggle continues to find out exactly what I want out of my career. Too many ideas, too many goals. For a while now my coworker and I have been talking about the struggle of whether we stay at our current job and hope things get better or leave and go on to different adventures.... Continue Reading →