My name is Eric Fehr, and this is my desk. It is the central part of my office, much like the heart or brain of the human body. Besides being the place where I slave away from 9-5 each day, writing reports, drawing together assessment, planning programs and events, it is also a place of deep reflection, both personal and spiritual, and the platform I use to meet with commuter student leaders.
Central to my desk you find my SurfacePro connected to a secondary screen … this gives me greater function-ability for my work. Several resources, both professional development reading, two copies of the Bible (one ESV and one NIV), and other personal development, each have their own place. Time in the morning is reserved for personal and spiritual growth – my ESV houses a large devotional database, while my NIV focuses on social and world justice issues. My afternoon reflection time is devoted to professional developing – currently in the area of assessment (because it is that time).
I try to keep everything neat and orderly, mostly because chaos drives me bonkers. What you don’t see is the rest of the office, which is of great importance to the structure and flow of my work life. It houses, like many who read this, a plethora of boxes containing current promotional swag, books upon books upon books, old-but-comfy chairs, and a mini fridge where I keep my lunch and some water bottles. My office, but even more so my desk, is the center from where I operate my career.
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