As part of a scavenger hunt for charity, I'm fundraising to support indigenous families losing their homes (to support the people, not...you know). For the next 24h, I'll match all donations to our fundraiser here charity.gofundme.com/o/en/camp up to 1k. Donate or share, please! Everything helps (and I'm doubling, so it helps twice!!)

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Quotes from our meeting:
Me: "That's a can of gas with a guy standing next to it smoking, it's going up in flames at some point."
@bfarrugi : "That's load-bearing gas, Jer"

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I'm a case and a slowly shipping graphics card away from my new VR rig so I can play Pistol Whip and Beat Saber in style!

Jer Lance boosted

In this week's episode, we address the question of what to do with a teammate who interrupts & pushes their own agenda and ideas. leadingquestionspodcast.com/20

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I finally picked up Blacksad: Under the Skin, so I'm going to stream my play through starting today. twitch.jerlance.com/ if you're into a noir Zootopia story as played by an uncoordinated imbecile!

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I'm having trouble digging in to my book this morning...so I'll post about it instead! Here are my current fiction and non-fiction

What are you reading? What should make it to my pile?

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The Seraph and the Pyro narrowly wiped the Fallen Barbarian!

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Completely uncontroversial take: @KDA_MUSIC's "Pop/Stars" is easily the best song on Beat Saber. "Revelations" by HVDES is the best on Pistol Whip.

Also, I've started VR gaming again and I'm back to fully terrible!

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Me throwing a frozen-solid water bottle into the back of the Jeep: that's not great
@aglance_: yeah, but it would be perfect if we had a rabbit
Me: ...

Me hearing the water bottle roll around: I'll probably regret that
Ger: yeah, we don't have a rabbit

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Information you need...iCarly is on Netflix. You're welcome.

The last item is obviously the most important.

But seriously, none of these are monumental, but I am genuinely grateful for each of them and infinitely more that I didn't list.

What are the things that you appreciate about your life today?
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🔸I was able to call out some misogyny on social media and none of my followers defended it
🔸I'm surrounded by a team at work that constantly strives to make every day better than the last
🔸The folks closest to me are hilarious and make me laugh constantly
🔸I'm able to live in a state of constant learning and it's cool that I don't know everything (out even very much)
🔸I have a tiny white dog who loves nothing more than to bite my nose to get me to fight him
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I gripe about a lot of shit because rants amuse me, but I have a ton to appreciate. So, I thought, why not share just a handful of the good stuff.
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From birdsite 

Holy shit, our ad took the top two spots on the USA Today Ad Meter! admeter.usatoday.com/2021/02/0

From birdsite 

It pains me to say this...but MS Teams did something very right compared to Slack: threads. Slack's threads are an oubliette into which conversations can be dropped to die quietly. Teams makes threads a valuable part of IM dialog.

Get it together @SlackHQ! Inline threads!

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Fired up D3 for the first time in...I'm going to say years?...and was reminded of the meta game I played when last I was active.

Jer Lance boosted

In this episode, we talk about a listener's anxiety over upcoming projects and workload...we can probably all relate? leadingquestionspodcast.com/20

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I finally decided to put together something I wished I'd had when I was starting out in leadership...a New Leader's Bookshelf...a dozen books I recommend to new leaders: jerlance.com/2021/01/the_new_l

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This might be too controversial...but after using it for about a week...I might like Hexclad pans better than my most seasoned cast iron... I'm curious how they hold up to long-term abuse, but the one I grabbed is pretty amazing...

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The smart money isn't on IF there will be blood. The smart money is on HOW MUCH blood there will be!

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