Tech Enthusiast. Possible Futurist. Let’s do this thing.

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Enterprise software implementations, virtual reality startups, freelance writing and content management, all while being a military spouse.

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Latest Posts

  • Top Tips on How to Write a Book from Writer Fest Nashville

    December 7, 2019 by

    “Writer’s feel called to write and share it with an audience.” @WriterFestNSH It’s the last month of the year and I am only 10 posts away to having 200 on Lilyotron. That means it’s time to get back in the saddle and write! What better way to do that then recap Writer Fest in Nashville… Read more

  • Grand Valley Tech Showcase Redefines VR for Education

    November 29, 2019 by

    Over Thanksgiving I had the honor of visiting Grand Valley’s Atomic Object Technology Showcase (disclaimer, Grand Valley is my alma mater). I was giddy when I entered the Mary Pew Library. Ground was being broken on the site for the majestic library on the Allendale campus when I graduated. Now it was filled with students… Read more

  • How Manufacturers Use Augmented Reality on the Shop Floor

    November 19, 2019 by

    Emerging and Advanced Technologies for Manufacturing in 2020 The FABTECH Expo is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. It was a pretty cool expo. There were large machines that demonstrated how they cut different material. I attended the panel, Leadership Exchange – Emerging & Advanced Technologies for Manufacturing in 2020. On… Read more

  • Business Reads from Chicago’s Top Business Schools

    November 19, 2019 by

    I just came back from an awesome weekend in Chicago. I hung out with my best friend, Kaila, and attended two days of FABTECH. There is lots to write about and share. First I wanted to make this quick post about this new reading material Kaila shared with me. Broad Shoulders A woman’s professional group… Read more

  • The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills

    November 1, 2019 by

    Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. I first heard of Sherly Sandberg, COO of Facebook, when I watched her Ted Talk. I thought her talk was inspiring and just what women at work needed to hear. I loved when she… Read more

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