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Bring on the Fail

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Some days I write a great article that gets tons of views. Some days the post I compose is so hot my keyboard melts. Some days when I am back in the code, I’m amazed and how well it works. And some days… it’s the complete opposite… but on those days I tried to write something new… something I’m not quite sure what it fully meant and how it entered my...

Be the Starter and the Closer

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In baseball, you have Starters and Closers. Starters get the game going and if their good, generate a lead big enough so that anyone can close. Closers finish up what the Starter began.  The really good ones, take a potential failure from a Starter and turn it around into a win. You can have good Starters (they get the projects going, establish the architecture, get things up and running) and you...

Old vs New

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How often do you get a project and start to build it against the patterns you already have in your brain?  Or you start to review against the patterns that you have in your head that always worked before and should work now as well? Too much? All the time? Never? I don’t know if there is a balance, but I do know, to this day, whenever I start to work on a project that I have done more than...

How Great Projects are Delivered?

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If you were to start today on a new project, no codebase, no people, no resources, no process, no nothing, where would you start? Where would you start that would make the greatest impact? This isn’t a trick question – this isn’t about having the latest and the great tools at your disposal, the tiger team of people or infinite money – simply where would you start. Before...

The Result of the Ongoing Learning Experiment

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So last year, as part of the altMBA program I signed up for I did this goal setting exercise – something I wanted to accomplish, set targets, goals, etc. Goal: Create a Comic Book Gap: Learn to Draw Execution: Draw for 30 minutes each and every single day. Outcome: keep reading… Definitely not as easy as I hoped/thought.  I don’t think since I started that I have hit the 7 days...

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