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Apple vs PC vs the old Apple

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The PC vs Old Apple ads were a riot – we couldn’t wait for the next one to come out. They perfectly took what we all disliked about PCs and applied it to the new Apple world (still not enough for me to change). If these commercials were to be done today – the message would be completely different – the new Apple vs the old Apple or the new Apple vs PC – as many would...

Badges for All

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I asked a question on a forum last week and the next day I had received a badge for asking the question. Not helping with the question. Not answering the question. Not solving the question. But I got a badge because I asked the question. This wasn’t a revolutionary question either – more of a – how do you do this because what I’m reading doesn’t work. Anyone can ask...

Put up your Hand

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Nothing Wrong with Asking for Help In fact, its the one thing we are the most absolute worst at. We have all these preconceived notions of what might happen if we ask for help, what we might look like, what might go wrong that we forget the whole reason we are debating asking for help in the first place. Because we need it. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share...

The Successful Software Manager

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When I first became a Software Manager, I was pretty lost, not sure what to do or where to start. I was pretty lucky in that I had a strong supporting environment and picked things up over time. Recently I was reading the book – “The Successful Software Manager” by Herman Fung and this brought me back to that first day to when I wasn’t sure where to start, what to work on...

The Play By Play In Our Heads

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Wouldn’t it be great if you had a Play By Play announcer following you around every day, tracking your movements, annotating everything you did? Would you change what you’re doing? Would you be a little more daring to liven things up? Would you push yourself a little harder when things aren’t going your way? Would you tell them to be quiet so you could focus and get your work...

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