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Until Next Time Asurion

Shortly after I started at Asurion in 2015, I shared an article on social media titled, “Impostor Syndrome: Why Some ScrumMasters Feel Like They’re Faking It.” It was around a time when I felt quite a bit of imposter syndrome. I was no longer a hybrid scrum master/project manager/business analyst at a small organization just beginning […]

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A Weekend at VIA-1 2016

I’ve been involved with UVSA Midwest since 2007 in a variety of capacities and for the past several years I’ve been serving as an advisor. Last weekend I had a chance to go back and present a workshop at our annual event, the Vietnamese Interacting as One conference. I also got to engage with the current […]

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Use Virtual Cards with Privacy.com

Way back in the day Citibank had a feature for its credit cards holders where one could generate virtual credit card numbers and use it for online transactions. I’m not sure why they eventually phased that feature out, but now Privacy.com has launched a product allowing users to do exactly that. The idea is simple, you […]

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Power of Retrospectives at VIA-1

On Saturday I presented at the 14th annual Vietnamese Interacting as One (VIA-1) Conference on “the power of retrospectives.” As an alumnus of the organization that hosts the event, UVSA Midwest, I was excited to come back and support these young Vietnamese Americans. I’ve personally seen the value of retrospectives and how critical they are to high performing […]

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Lightweight Meetings

I attended a workshop by our agile training team at Asurion on holding lightweight and effective meetings. It was beneficial to get re-grounded on the best practices that make meetings go. I was reminded that meetings require people’s time, and time equals money — so why wouldn’t you do everything you can to make sure meetings […]

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