I was struck by something I read on a social media platform about the “OK, Boomer” meme. What am I, as a member of a younger generation, doing to assure that at some point down the road, I don’t have “OK, Millennial” thrown back in my face?
This fall, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at Midwest UX. The conference was well organized, offered a great experience as both an attendee and speaker, and showcased the city (and home of our AO HQ) of Grand Rapids!
Building a computer for the first time is intimidating, especially if you don’t know where to start. After recently tackling this project, I found myself scouring the internet for all kinds of help. I wanted to share a couple of tips that I found extremely useful during my journey and hopefully, they will help you […]
Practicing mindfulness can help us lead healthier, happier lives. This year, I discovered a few hacks to practice it more easily every day.
In the workplace, we often talk about how to be a good mentor and offer the most to those trying to learn from us. But how can you best take advantage of a situation when you are a mentee and not a mentor?
Recently, our office dishwasher broke. Fingers pointed at me, as I have a talent for breaking things. It really wasn’t me, but it’s not surprising that I was a possible culprit, as I once managed to get myself locked inside one of the restrooms by somehow breaking the lock (don’t ask).
The Enneagram is a personality test that has been gaining more attention in recent years. Despite its recent popularity, it originates from ancient traditions. It contains nine distinct personality types named by number.
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This summer, a small crew from Atomic decided to try something a bit out of our comfort zone…sailing. It turned out to be a lot of work–and a lot of fun! While captaining a sailboat may seem disconnected from the software development work I do at Atomic, I’ve noticed a connection between the two that […]
Working in an open office comes with its challenges. Constant noise and visual stimuli can make it difficult to stay focused. As an introvert, I gain energy from quiet time spent in solitude. Yet, I still find the benefits of a cubicle-less work environment far outweigh the drawbacks.