Part of my autistic experience is being addicted to knowledge. If I’m interested in something, it is all I think about. My brain is sometimes impossible to turn off. When harnessed correctly, this attribute is what managers often like most about me. When I was a young adult, managing fast food was what I wanted to do more than anything else. I was hungry for all the training I could get. Continue reading An Autistic Entering the Workforce (Book Preview)
I want to say that this might not be right for everyone. There are just some situations where unfortunately, for one reason or another, it just may not be safe for someone to be openly autistic because there are still plenty of stigma and misinformation out there. But those of us who are able to be openly autistic, it’s important because we do need to correct that misinformation. And just by existing and being honest and open with the world, we have the opportunity to do that. Continue reading Interviewing Myself – Disclosing Autism During a Job Interview
Please watch this video and consider how many of these sensory accommodations will benefit MOST of your employees, not JUST your employees with sensory issues. Creating a more comfortable workforce is beneficial to your entire team. Continue reading 5 Ways Employers Can Have a Sensory Friendly Office
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Business Smart, Business Casual, Business Professional – what does it all mean?
I’m throwing all these terms out the window in this week’s video.
How do YOU deal with office dress codes? Continue reading Work Tips – Navigating Office Dress Codes
This week’s video is requested content! I’ve had a LOT of requests to do a video with work advice. This is the first Work Tips video. More to come. Continue reading Work Tips: Stay Busy
I’ve had run-ins with quite a few bullies over the years. Now, as I am getting older and wiser, I’ve learned to avoid bullies. How do I do this, by not allowing them into my life. (This was much harder to do in school.) Continue reading Let’s Talk About Bullies
We are part of a culture that values hard work and long hours. Regardless, it is important to take time for yourself, even during an extended work day. Continue reading Let’s Talk – Take a Break
Always allow time for traffic (especially in Austin, Texas). Continue reading Adventures in Austin – Morning Stroll
“You look like you take good care of yourself.” – What a strange thing to say to someone.
Self care is the deepest affection that you can show to yourself.
It has taken me years to get to where I am now in regards to self care. As I grow and age self care has become a much bigger priority for me.
Love yourself! Continue reading Take Care of Yourself