Author Archives: Martha Sippel

About Martha Sippel

Martha Sippel is an STC Fellow who has developed and presented compelling, accurate technical material for more than 35 years. She consistently receives recognition for her contributions, from the Distinguished Chapter Service Award to international awards for her work on CH2M HILL's intranet and was recognized for being an outstanding mentor to STC's Charlotte Regional Chapter. Martha is a board director for the Park Meadows Metropolitan District, a South Suburban Park Foundation (501c3) board trustee, a Certified Interpretive Guide (National Association for Interpretation or NAI), and volunteers for the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA), STC Rocky Mountain Chapter (RMC), and her HOA. She served as a City of Lone Tree Planning Commissioner from 2008-2015. As Principal of AzuWrite LLC, she helps design effective user interfaces for websites and web applications and provides user experience, usability, and information architecture expertise to clients.

Looking for a job? Volunteer!

If you didn’t know this already, volunteering can help you get a job! Yes, we’ve all thought this for quite some time now, but now this Forbes article provides the proof. See what Forbes has to say about how a … Continue reading

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Teamwork is King!

Most of you know by now that teamwork is essential for success. In business, volunteer work, or everyday life, it’s one of the skills we need to know and use consistently and effectively. So one of the things our chapter … Continue reading

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Make a difference in YOUR chapter!

Do you want to make a difference? Do you have a few extra hours a month to help your chapter? Volunteering for STC RMC is a good way to network, get to know your colleagues, and help the handful of … Continue reading

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Email Etiquette (and Other Pet Peeves)

Most people have some pet peeves. They can be as simple as using the word “that” instead of “which” (in the right context of course) or “want” instead of “wish.” I use wish in the context of “wish upon a … Continue reading

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Process makes perfect

Recently I’ve been editing articles and newsletters. Sometimes it goes smoothly and other times not so much. And I’m not talking about sensitive authors. I’m talking about having a good process. I received the latest newsletter articles in separate Word … Continue reading

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