Posts by Joel Lindstrom

Consulting Principal for Hitachi Solutions, Stephanie's husband, father of two.

Episode 88: Happy 2019

Welcome to the first episode of 2019. Rome and Joel are in the same location for this episode, and we catch up on how the new year is progressing

Topics discussed in this episode:

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Episode 87: Christmas 2018

It’s Christmastime at If You’re Like me, and Jeff Fossett joins Rome and Joel to celebrate.

Topics in today’s episode:

  • 1987
  • Gift giving strategies
  • Do people take themselves too seriously
  • Airlines
  • Service animals
  • Squirrels don’t have rabies
  • Facebook security
  • The twelve days of cybersecurity Christmas
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Gulag Archipelago
  • Liberty Bridge
  • How to lead when you’re not in charge

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Episode 86: Christmas Movies

It’s December 2018, and in this episode Shawn Tabor joins us to discuss favorite Christmas movies.

In this episode:

  • Work greeting etiquette
  • Holiday decoration
  • Scrooge with Alastair Sim
  • Not so tiny Tim
  • Hallmark Christmas movies
  • Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?
  • The miracle of the creme cheese
  • Christmas pants

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Episode 85: IYLM Thanksgiving 2018

It’s Thanksgiving time, and once again we list the items and people for which we are thankful.

Discussed in this episode:

  • The annual turkey debate
  • Things for which we are thankful
  • Ohio Icepocolypse
  • The biggest ball of twine rolled by one man
  • Stan Lee
  • Death list
  • is tragedy essential to great stories?

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Episode 84: Halloween 2018

It’s the If You’re Like Me Halloween special. In this episode we give you helpful advice about how to not become a vampire and also discuss the following spooky topics:

  • Rome’s birthday
  • Hermit crabs
  • Circus peanuts
  • Negative synergy
  • Halloween costumes
  • The death of Dracula controversy
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Travel
  • Gift cards
  • Game shows
  • Trivia contest weak spots

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Episode 83: Workstation Crisis

It’s time for another If You’re Like Me, and Rome is MIA due to a workstation crisis.

Heath and Joel say the show must go on, and discuss the following burning topics:

  • Detroit
  • Mission Impossible: Fallout
  • Workstation crisises
  • Celebrity RIP
  • Book reports
  • Continuous learning
  • Climbing Mount Everest

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