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In the Time It took…

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I’ve been sitting in a coffee shop for the last 45 minutes listening to a group of people contain about the projects they are on – full on complaining. Two days ago, I overheard a conversation where 2 people conversed for 2 hours about the next release – full on complaining. Venting, getting it out is good, it’s needed to clear the air and expunge these emotions so you can...

When You Don’t Pick the Change?

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Change is great. Change is amazing. But what about when you’re not the instigator of the change or you don’t see it coming? Depending on the scenario and context you might be able to pivot extremely well, in other scenarios you may not – you may be thrown for a loop and sit there looking at your screen wondering why you? Why did this have to affect me? I didn’t ask for...

No one “likes” getting a kick

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Who wants to be told to practice more? Study harder? Invest more effort? Step up your game? Do more? Never stop? No one wants that kick when they already think they are on top of their game and doing great.  If you’re delivering a kick in a Performance Review, it’s often received with a little bit of “Wha?  I thought I was doing great?”. That’s why you need a kick...

Your Journey, Your Dime

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If you want to learn something new – a new skill, new programming language, new anything – its on you to figure it out. It’s not your employer’s responsibility to cover the costs of the journey for you? It’s not up to the user group to stop everything they are doing and bring you up to speed. It’s not up to the beer league team you are playing with to show you...

Video Games get Upgrades

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Enterprise Software and Mobile Devices – DO NOT. If I am writing a piece of code that is going to upgrade a system, I am not looking to Apple or Microsoft to figure it out – I’m looking at Blizzard and Steam to show me the way. Upgrades are painless, have never failed (for me). I know what’s in the patch, I know when maintenance is coming up and the implementation is...

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