When’s your grandmother’s birthday? What’s your neighbor’s cell phone number? What’s your college roommate’s mailing address? I only know one of these pieces of information by heart and, like most people, I have to rely on my contacts list for the other two. Unless you’re my mom (who is the most organized person I can …
Ah people. Chances are, you know a lot of them. Apparently 15ish years in the workforce and 35ish years in the world has translated into roughly 6,000 email addresses in my ‘Contacts’. A pile of email addresses does not a system make. What to do with those email addresses? How do you use them? You may …
Remember last week when I had the brilliant idea of offering a workshop with my friend Matt? Well turns out planning events takes, um, planning.
This week, I learned there’s always a little more to something than we expect there to be. Here’s what happened so far this week:
The workshop had multiple details to iron out.
First of all, Matt and I realized that neither of us have a projector. With this realization came more questions: Which projector do we buy? Are there any on CraigsList? What about people we know who might have one? Which one of us should buy it? You can see what I mean.
Then there was the whole “How are we going to accept payments?” issue. Which one of us is talking about what? What if people don’t have laptops? What’s the internet connection like at our venue? Oh, and what are we going to call this workshop anyway?