THIS / OR / THAT
Spontanous / Planned
As I have gotten older, I appreciate the value of planning, yet some of the best experiences happen with spontaneity.
Optimist / Pessimist
Introvert / Extrovert
Talk / Listen
Coffee / Drinks
Short term / Long term
Home / Office
I love being together whenever possible! The energy and connection from being with others is unmatched. However, I also appreciate having greater flexibility, and there are days it's nice to be remote.
Phone call / Email
It's so easy to email or text. However, I'll always prefer in-person conversation whenever possible.
Twitter / LinkedIn
Simple / Complex
Research / Wing it
Price / Value
Des Moines Art Festival / Iowa State Fair
The Des Moines Art Festival is one of my favorite events, and I look forward to it every year. I wish I h ad just a little bit of artistic talent.
Change Management / Continuous Improvement
Learn, adjust, and embrace—it's critical for success in so many circumstances.
This article appeared in the Spring 2023 issue of Tippie Magazine.