My trip to Singapore (worth the 21 hours of travel)

My trip to Singapore (worth the 21 hours of travel)

June was the month of travel for me. I spent the first 3 days of June in New York city, taking in the sites and sounds (and EATS!) of the city that never sleeps. On the 3rd of June, I embarked on the longest bout of international travel I’ve had the luxury of experiencing. As part of my (not-so-new) role at Adobe, I’m rolling out a global social media training program to train all Adobe employees to be more social both personally and professionally. Since this is a global program, I’m lucky enough to get to travel to places around the world to train trainers and employees in our regional offices. My first stop: Singapore. I spent five days immersed in Singapore culture and was completely blown away. I arrived in Singapore morning the morning of the 5th. Thursday was the only day I felt slightly jet lagged and I’m not even sure if I could call it jet lag…I’m sure it was a mixture of being on the other side of the world and having just finished 21 hours of travel. Flying from NYC to Singapore is not fun – and really, flying east is the wrong way. Nevertheless, I landed in the morning on Thursday and almost immediately (after a much overdue shower) went exploring. This was my first trip to Asia and I had no idea what to expect. The first thing I encountered: humidity. And lots of it. It’s hot there, but not the usual dry heat I am used to. (84 degrees really isn’t that hot, but when you couple it with 97 percent humidity, I couldn’t...
Getting back to community

Getting back to community

I’ve been thinking a lot about social media lately. I know, you’re probably thinking, “Well, that’s good because it’s your job.” But social digs much deeper for me than just my job.

Performing

Performing

Two weeks ago, I received one of the best pieces of praise I’ve ever received.

Vegas, Baby.

Vegas, Baby.

I’m currently on day seven of being in Las Vegas. Generally, I hit my “Vegas Max” at four days. Alas, I’m still here.

And I’m exhausted.