Trina Rimmer
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Community Manager at Articulate
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Trina Rimmer published a new article How I Get Things Done: Trina Rimmer
"What’s your job title? I’m lucky to have two fabulous jobs. I’m a community manager at Articulate—but I’m also Mom at the Rimmer Home fo..."
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"Hey Kevin! You're fashionably late, so it's all good. :-) I think part of what makes our jobs so hard is that we do wear so many "hats..."
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"Hi Jackie. Thanks for swinging by with your questions. This field is hard to stay on top of, isn't it? So much of what we're doing ov..."
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"That's a great question, Tom. The first thing I learned when I started out was that I was too focused on trying to look like a bargain-pr..."
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"Me too, Veronica! (Pleasantly surprised, of course). I also found it was really helpful to walk a client through my proposals to give the..."
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"Steffanie, what do you hope to gain from making that point with your SME? I get where you're coming from and I think it certainly comes a..."
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"Great question, Veronica. I agree with the author you've referenced and in recent years I shifted my business from a time-based model to ..."
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"Hmmm... I'd say I mostly stick to ADDIE, overall. I love the emphasis on iterative design practices in recent years and I've found that i..."
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"One other point: I found that a lot of my red flag clients really just needed me to educate them on the process so what came across initi..."
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"That is a great question, Tim. Some of my biggest red flag clients have actually turned out to be great, long-term client relationships, ..."
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"Sure thing, Danika. The closest thing I think our industry has to a "standard" for development ratios is probably the Chapman Alliance da..."
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"Definitely give it a workout, Jennifer. Even if you just used it as a simple task management/to do list, it's a great way to stay organi..."
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"Rita - I totally feel you on this point! YES, communicating ideas to SMEs is such a tricky thing. My opinion on this topic has wavered a ..."
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"Ahhhh... yes, the flaky SMEs are tough! When I'm getting my project started, I try to get a sense of the hierarchy of decision-makers so ..."
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"Welcome, Steffanie! Thanks for jumping in with your question. I would say that your next steps really depend on the project. I try to..."
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"Hi Leslie! Nice to see you weighing in. Thanks for finding time in your busy schedule to drop by. :-) So I think the key words for me ..."
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"Boy Tracy, the urge to constantly rework is something I think we've all run into. You're a one-person L&D department, right? For you I ca..."
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"Oooo... great question, Jeff. When you say "renegade" could you describe the behavior you're talking about? Renegade as in, they're meddl..."
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"But seriously, I've found that I can't be too married to a process. I've found it's better to have some ways to creatively "flex" my proc..."
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"Thanks for joining us, Danika! Sounds like you and Montse are dealing with the same challenging clients! Managing expectations is really ..."
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"Hi Jennifer. I've had short-term relationships with various PM apps over the years, but the one I keep coming back to is Trello. It's a k..."
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"Great question, Montse! I try to be very clear with folks about what it takes to do the work. Honestly, if they're reluctant to take my a..."
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"Well done, Hailey! I love how you've incorporated the characteristics of Mr. Potato Head into an exploration of a more serious topic. Ver..."
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"Way to go, JD. Nice to see you sharing your work. Can't wait to see what you create next!"