Lots of good information but one of the written goals of the event was to Network. Anyone want to take a flier on how I felt about that? Gah. You'd think at my ripe old age I could get over myself already. And not unrelated, the BEST class covered interviewing techniques. Which was all about reading people and not a lick about asking the right questions. Since "reading" people requires actually, um, interacting with them I was riveted. Socializing 101. Granted, Socializing 101 covered only conversations with lying cheating crooks but information is information. Far be it from me to complain! (*chortle*)
Two non-work related funny things I got out of that class:
80% of right handed people wear their watch on their left hand. Continuing the trend of always being in the ever-loving-G*d-effin' MINORITY, I wear mine on the right. Is there no end to the merriment?
There was also much discussion as to linguistics and grammar - which I also adore. One of the examples involved a dad running thru the events of the day. "My kids got up, we had breakfast, I took my kids to the park, I fed my kids lunch... then I put the kids to bed". Who hasn't felt like that at the end of the day? Heck, how often have I SAID that? Even mid-day? "Matt, please take your son with you when you go to the store." Funny stuff.
I'm fighting the temptation to check all past posts to see how I referred to