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You have to Give to Get

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It would be great if everything you needed came to you with no strings attached. Even better, what if every agreement or technical discussion went your way. If you want to manage, don’t give to get, demand it… eventually you’ll get it. If you want to lead, you’re going to have to give, something, maybe not today or tomorrow but at some point you are going to have to give...

Microsoft and LinkedIn and SlideShare – Oh My!

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I don’t typically write about industry related news, although I have a couple in my Trello that are waiting to be written so there could be a few coming. However, yesterday’s announcement of Microsoft buying LinkedIn was something that I had to drop a line on as I heavily use LinkedIn on a daily basis and I practically live on Microsoft software. LinkedIn was the first social media...

How long to wait for a Promotion?

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Who said you had to wait? Take on something else. Volunteer for assignments. Branch out into something you haven’t done before in your spare time and then apply it to work. Watch a course. The daily grind of grunt work holding you back?  Than starting grinding daily on how to get rid of the old grunt work and create new work – automate it, break it out, eliminate it, combine it...

What if Developers had to Sell their Code?

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What if you, as a developer had to sell your code? I’m not talking about Developers building a funnel and doing trade shows.  But what if the last step in a customer purchasing your software was for the Developer to sell it to them, in essence, the developer was the Closer for the deal. What would change in not only how you wrote it but how you designed it? Would you put in all that...

Navigating the Gray Area of Leadership

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Team Leadership in any form is not black and white – every person on your team, project, group is different and in time you will identify the need to Navigate the Gray Area between the black and the white where a decision for one situation might not be able to be applied to the other. There are no steadfast rules for Navigating the Gray, only if you choose not to and seek to remain within...

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