6 years ago today...

i began my journey at microsoft.  i was really excited and couldn’t think of a better fit than the job and the company i was about to start at for me and my career.  there were a few things that happened that i found amusing.  that first day i received my “blue badge” (full time microsoft employees…

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working for microsoft–6 years

i’m coming up on 6 years at microsoft and still wake up every day jazzed about what i do, the people i work with, and probably most importantly for me – some visionaries at the top.  i just read j allard’s internal memo “decide. change. reinvent.” and have been keeping an eye on both the…

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sunday posts for everyone - giving

this topic seemed to be appropriate since i have just completed a few requests to support a high school friend, a coworker and a friend i met through the chicago windows user group in their running and walking.  in june eva and i will again participate in the trek 100 ride. the chicago windows user…

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becoming a big

my sister in law and her husband were both involved in big brothers big sisters as bigs before they had children.  i always had interest in volunteering but didn’t get around to it before i had children of my own.  a little over a year ago, i became a big brother.  i have two children…

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giving campaign

it’s october again and at the end of the month i will have been with microsoft for 3 years.  starting on october 31st, i completely missed out on one of my favorite internal microsoft campaigns – the giving campaign.  each october microsoft allows its employees to direct corporate contributions matching our own contributions to nonprofits…

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