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Buckle Up

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Two words that can change the direction of your meeting in a heartbeat. Heads Up. Look out. And plenty more that you can come up that speaks more to what is going to happen than what has happened. They are the words that your team hears and perk up at knowing what comes next is going to be action, direction and implementation for whatever they are working on. Whatever they are to you, find them...

Find a Team that Challenges You

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If it’s not at your place of work, it doesn’t mean you need to leave. It means you need to find your team elsewhere. It means you need to lead the search to find them. It means its up to you to decide how badly you want it. (this is the part that everyone gets stuck on) Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to...

Get Yourself a Playbook

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Playbook – A stock of tactics and methods to achieve an objective. Most commonly used in sports. Should be used more in business, software, everything. If you don’t have a go-to set of plays to win a client, keep them happy, deliver your project, grow your team, challenge them and yes, train yourself – than you and your team have no direction on what they should be doing and how...

Pick One Change

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If you are looking to go to the cloud. I mean really go to the cloud, not simply hosting a bunch of VMs in the cloud. Make a small change today to get there. Start deploying test services in the cloud. Don’t deploy anything that requires a local database. Don’t create local virtual machines to work on projects. Start using GIT or TFS Online (or both). Transition from local...

Go Winter Camping

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At least once in your life. Prepare for it with warm clothing, get a tent, figure out what you’re going to eat (I recommend maximum prep and limited cook time – simple is good), bring a friend (and plenty of fire wood along for the ride). Don’t check the weather in advance. It will be cold. It might be wet. It will be cold. Possibly very windy. And a sled, make sure you have a...

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