About Sasha Grutzeck

Sasha Grutzeck is a Senior Instructional Designer at Johns Hopkins University. She’s a member of the Learning Solutions department, where she writes and designs e-courses (and other training materials) for Johns Hopkins University faculty and staff. She enjoys learning new things, collaborating with her coworkers, watching movies, taking ridiculously long walks, and eating the leftover baked goods that always seem to miraculously appear in the Learning Solutions kitchen.

Posts by Sasha Grutzeck:

Feeling Joyful at Work

Feeling Joyful at Work

We spend a large portion of our lives in the office. So wouldn’t it be wonderful to feel joyful while we’re there? It might seem like an unachievable goal. But according to author Alex Liu, it is possible to instill joy in the workplace. Managers simply need to incorporate three things into the work environment:(…)

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I Bet You’ve Never Eaten “Cherpumple” Before

I Bet You’ve Never Eaten “Cherpumple” Before

Every year at Thanksgiving, I try to find a new, bizarre holiday recipe to share. Two years ago, I wrote an article about an intrepid chef who attempted to cook a series of disgusting vintage Thanksgiving dishes (including the “Frozen Jellied Turkey-Vegetable Salad”). And last year, I highlighted the “Thanksgiving Turkey Cake,” which is basically(…)

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How to Charm Your Coworkers

How to Charm Your Coworkers

Do you want your coworkers to view you in a favorable light? Would you like to be seen as charming, agreeable, and engaging? Well according to author Jeff Haden, it’s not hard to achieve this goal. You simply need to follow these steps: Pay attention – When your coworkers talk to you, pay attention to(…)

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