Personally, I love the term “accidental techie.”
Maybe I’m lucky that no one ever made me feel less than adequate when they found out my dirty little secret…that I didn’t set out my career to be focused around technology. ::gasp::
I’m not even a Salesforce Certified Administrator (yet) ::double gasp::
I was thrilled and honored when the folks at NTEN (Nonprofit Technology Network) asked me to contribute a guest blog about what it’s really like to be an accidental techie.
With that broad guideline, I came up with this:
Coincidentally, I wrote the article the day before my father’s Yahrzeit (the anniversary of his death on the Jewish calendar). He was on my shoulder a lot that week. Guess it’s clear why.