$3000 for Mifos!

iServe PhotoThe VMware Foundation, which matches employee giving and provides up to 5 days of paid leave for community service, also encourages employees to participate in service projects by holding the #iServe Challenge.  Every quarter, they choose the top 5 most popular service projects.  All you have to do to participate is explain how you served and what you learned.  Here’s what I wrote to win $1000 for Mifos…

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Two Months of Take 3 Over!

Screen Shot 2013-05-17 at 5.56.56 PMWow – two of my three months of community service “sabbatical” is over!  I can’t believe it’s been a whole month since I left for India and Kenya.  The two weeks of travel flew by, but I feel like I just got back and two more weeks have gone by.  Now I’m feeling a bit crunched that I only have one month left to do all the design work!

I was reminded this week of an Einstein quote.  When asked what he would do given one hour to save the world, Einstein replied: “I would spend 55 minutes to understand and formulate the problem, and 5 minutes to come up with ideas/execute the solution.”  Continue reading