The (Online) World is Flat
A portion of my day is spent working with team members in Wisconsin, California, or Arizona and then collaborating with friends in the Philippines. When I went back to school in ‘07, half of our educational content was delivered online through Blackboard and then completed remotely with our group members. The workforce is changing, and telecommuting is becoming more widely accepted....
Decompress Over the Holidays
As the year winds down and the holidays come to a close, it’s easy to feel like you’ve been fried. Here are some things you can tackle during your holiday downtime. 1. Make Something with Your Hands - As a marketer, it’s refreshing to do something creative outside of work where the only edits you receive are your own. This Christmas I made a homemade wooden growth chart for my...
TO FURTHER THE APPRECIATION OF CULTURE AMONG ALL THE PEOPLE. TO INCREASE RESPECT...– http://www.kennedy-center.org/about/virtual_tour/jfk_quotes.html
Neatlee Notables - Rachelle Sawal, Traveling...
I met Rachelle Sawal 13 years ago as a freshman at Virginia Tech. While so many of our peers were majoring in IT or engineering, we, along with two of our friends, were determined to carve out our niche in marketing. For four years, Rachelle and I were partners-in-crime as the program booklet designers for the Filipino American Student Association’s Cultural Night. I don’t know how...
Today I had a hankerin’ to update Live Neatlee’s Tumblr theme. After trying on a few themes, I finally selected BusinessBullPen’s Single A theme that they released in mid-November. After digging into their profiles a bit more, I discovered that A) they are also based in VA and B) half of their team are fellow VT Hokies. Wooohoo! I love coincidences.
Neatlee Notables - Justin Velasquez, Cinephile
This summer I sat down with a fellow Hokie and friend, Justin Velasquez. I know a lot of movie buffs, but Justin is hands-down in my top 5 list of film experts (my brother, brother-in-law and Melbo would also be on that list). Justin’s written for several sites in the past including PlanetBlacksburg.com. Here are the tools that keep Justin’s movie mojo kickin: Neatlee: The thing...