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I like it when people do more over what they say. They don’t wait for “IT” to happen, them make “IT” happen. They don’t announce what they are doing, they roll up their sleeves, get in there and do it. They don’t call a meeting to vote on what needs to happen, they do what needs to happen and have a meeting to discuss the outcomes what they learned when they did it. Doers take…

If you didn’t see it yesterday, there is a new podcast in town. In all reality, there are probably a number of them, but this one is new to me. The past few months have put an exceptional load on people and businesses as they shift their workforces to working remotely bringing up a number of new struggles and changes which they are having to implement while running their current operations. I’ve likened it to…

It would happen in more meetings than I would care to admit. But as you’re presenting, no matter the size of the group, there would be a side conversation that would start between two people at the back. It wouldn’t be malicious in intent, but the purpose was for them to discuss the topic at hand quietly and realize that they were both lost or that they both had the same question. There is strength…

Projects help learn new skills and get things done. People don’t learn to build houses by writing books about them and doing it all in their head without ever picking up a hammer. And it’s not entirely practical to go pick a plot of land and start building a house. Find a project that can lend itself to helping you learn a new skill. Want to learn AWS? Focus on a component of AWS, some…

When we think our latest effort at something was truly, horribly, the worst possible outcome, it really wasn’t that bad. When we ask someone for their opinion, it’s generally better than our own. We are hardest on ourselves. It wasn’t that bad. It’s just not as good as it was in your head. But it’s better than what others are working towards. Want more? Check out my book Code Your Way Up – available as…