Preparing for the Big Show

Have you seen Melissa McCarthy’s cringe-worthy portrayal of glossophobia (the fear of public speaking)?  She sweats it up and passes right on out as she prepares to give a speech on a topic she’s truly passionate about, archaeology.  The scene is so tough to watch that I, too, started sweating just watching it. So, how READ MORE

Swamped

All of us at the Accidental Admins realized that we had been hit with life at about the same time. Since I got sick back in April, I have been struggling to get back to my base line. I’ve had more “mito crashes” which means I have to figure out how to adjust my life READ MORE

Out of Order.

If you have been following the Accidental Admins blog and/or our Twitter feed, you’ll have noticed that since the end of May I’ve largely been silent. Honestly…I am struggling with burn out. I have lost all sense of work-life balance and am leaning towards this horrible practice known as ‘work life integration.’ As a practice READ MORE

A Journeyman Finds a New Trail

The Ohana is full of amazing stories of people changing their lives, helping others, overcoming adversity, and showing that hard work, a good heart, and a goal can beat just about anything thrown our way.  We want to share some of those amazing stories to encourage those starting their own journeys and demonstrate the real READ MORE

Change Set: Admin to Consultant

I’ve been absent from blogging for a while, but not without reason.  I just started two life-changing moves: one from Pittsburgh to San Diego and another from admin to consultant. Pittsburgh will always have a fond place in my heart, but it’s hard not to be stoked about San Diego.  I traded snow for sunshine, READ MORE

Our Favorite Things this Week: 5/4/2018

I woke up this morning with a headache, a 3 year old sitting on my back saying ‘I wanna watch garbage trucks on ewetube’ repeatedly, and as I reach for my phone to check the time, I see a message from my wife (she leaves early) that says ‘hey, call me, its important.’ I call my READ MORE