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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

Category: HE Life

  • An Article about Effective Communication

    An Article about Effective Communication

    I came across an interesting article today that I wanted to share. It’s an article titled How to Ask Useful Questions. The article resonated with me, as many of the points the author made are similar to the preferences I have in communication.

  • A year since my first time co-working

    A year since my first time co-working

    I was looking over my blog, seeing what I published this time last year. To my surprise, it was about my first time co-working in a coffee shop: Huh… It’s funny, because when you think of 2020, one of your first thoughts are “I couldn’t do this or that – due to covid.” But we […]

  • Blogging temporarily paused… ?

    Blogging temporarily paused… ?

    Hi! This is a quick post to let you all know, I’ll be pausing my blogging for a little while. I’ve had symptoms of RSI (repetitive strain injury) for a few weeks now. And as it is not improving, I’m making some temporary changes in my life. One of which is avoiding all computer usage […]

  • My First Automatticversary!

    My First Automatticversary!

    This week marks exactly one year since I started working for Automattic full time. Wow, one year! Coincidentally, I had the exact date off, and my wife did a wonderful job of making it a special day for me. The celebrations started the night before. I finished my shifts for the day and stepped out […]

  • The Happiness Engineer Role is Open!

    The Happiness Engineer Role is Open!

    Hi Everyone! I have some big news to share… The Happiness Engineer role is once again open to new applicants! What is a Happiness Engineer? Happiness Engineers are what we call the customer support representatives at Automattic. Our purpose in the company is to engineer happiness, both for the customer and the company. We are […]

  • WordPress.com Workshop for Website Builders

    WordPress.com Workshop for Website Builders

    Hi all! Today, I wanted to share an upcoming virtual workshop WordPress.com is hosting over Zoom for website builders. Workshop Title: How to Build an Impressive Website: Secrets from Web Design Pros (Workshop Signup Page) From the signup page: Thank you for your interest in our upcoming online WordPress.com workshop. We will be covering best […]