still looking good
still looking good
Something in 2016 that...
*you saw or did that was awesome: Watching the Carolina Panthers with the NFC championship game, then play in the Super Bowl...even though they lost
*you'll remember: Baptizing Caroline
*you want to forget: Being asked to lead the HR piece globally for a major restructuring across our entire division.
*scared you: Realizing that Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton would be our next president.
*you're good at: Fantasy basketball
*you're proud of: Watching Andrea and the kids succeed at things
*made you happy: Going on our family cruise over spring break
*was exciting: Playing doubles tennis with Andrea and finishing second in one of our tournaments
*you earned, won, or accomplished: Going 9-2 in my USTA tennis league
Any other notable changes/events for 2016: I started working from home.
Follow-up from last year's hopes:
Win my fantasy basketball league: Nope
Finally enjoy BYU football again: For the most part
Get comfortable in my new role at work: Yes
Let the Lakers get the #1 pick: No
To see significantly improved home teaching across the High Point stake: Priesthood leaders are having more discussions and conversations with home teachers to help them fulfill their responsibilities, so the quality has improved.
Hold my own in tennis after getting bumped to a 3.5.
Have the Panthers return to the playoffs.
Win my fantasy basketball league.
Something you like about your job: The amount of autonomy and decision-making ability that I have.
Something you don't like about your job: The constant organizational changes at Avery-Dennison, especially when it results in eliminating positions.
A job you might want when you're older: Sports writer
Restaurant: PF Chang's
Recent reads: The Swarm by Orson Scott Card, The Leviathans of Jupiter, and The Only Pirate at the Party
Candy or other treat: Chocolate covered almonds
Movie: Napoleon Dynamite
TV show: Survivor
Place: A cruise ship in the Caribbean
Meal: Crab legs
RANDOM FACT: A big part of my calling is overseeing financial audits in the stake. Most church members have no idea how much that involves.