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Broken Bots

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We all know that a good portion of our followers are bots. Even the ones that have handles that look like real-names and leave the same comments on every post that you do, immediately after you post it. No one sees your work that fast. No one makes a judgement as to whether it’s your best work that fast. But there they are, the bright, blinking signs that say – “I look like...

Copy and Paste

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I’m not going to link it here, but last week I was looking to resolve a coding problem and came across a blog that did a pretty decent walkthrough on how to solve the problem. They had a reference link embedded into the blog article that I then clicked (it went to Microsoft). The link and the blog were verbatim copy and paste with some images added in to differentiate. Don’t Copy and...

Lists on What Matter

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LinkedIn published this list of the Top Companies to work for in Canada. I’m not sure what the criteria was to be on the list but I have a hard-time believing that the Top 9 Companies are all financial. The problem with these lists is that we worry about not being on the list so we tweak our message to get on the list (when it might not even be possible). We want to be among the companies...

The First Draft is the Hardest

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The first cut. The first deployment. The first delivery. Getting to that point of – “here it is, here is what I am offering” – is the hardest step you’ll take to getting whatever that thing is out the door. What comes next will be the feedback and the critiques you need to make it better but no matter how red or how many bugs get reported. It will never be as hard as...

Even the Best Get Nervous

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I found this YouTube video of Tony Hawk awhile back that was shot as he was trying out a new trick that many of would fine impossible to do. My favourite part in all of it, was the anxiety he felt in trying to do something new, the push to get there, the lumps and bruises he was taking to get there. Your lumps and bruises might not always be on display as you work to achieve a new goal, but they...

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