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It’s All About… Managing Expectations

Managing expectations is not a term people think about when taking a trip or going to a party, but the act has become part of my daily routine. To me the actions behind this phrase is something I try to practice on a regular basis. When going to a party with my wife I talk…

A Manager Tells, A Leader Asks

I’ve had some great bosses, some good bosses and some really poor bosses in my career. The great bosses really inspired me to do more, they nurtured my interests and creativity guiding me to find tasks and projects which benefitted the organization as well as my personal interests to learn and grow. The good bosses…

An Unused Application is a Useless Application

Many people, especially IT people, when they work on a project to introduce a new application into their organization get so focused on the details of what it takes to select, purchase, install, configure, migrate data, etc. to put the application in place, they forget about a critical piece of the puzzle, user training. I’m…

Data is Nice, Information is Power

Especially with the rise of social media, cell phones and online shopping there is a lot of data out there about people, what the do and where they do it. A lot of people are scared about having that data about themselves out there, being controlled, sold and manipulated by organizations. In my opinion all…

Ideas

SQL Without a Database

I’ve always been looking for a free and hosted database which I can use to do ad-hoc SQL queries for practice, learning as well as for random projects at work.…

Scanning Slides

I have a ton of paper pictures, with slides, that I would love to digitized, but it’s not worth paying someone to do it nor buying a device and spending…

Screen Recording

Every so often in my professional career, someone asks me how to easily and cheaply create screen recordings for information, training, or just getting a point across. There are a…

Agile or Waterfall?

A co-worker of mine has been reading a SCRUM book and asked my opinion about which project management methodology is better, Agile or Waterfall. First I had to think hard…

Knowing your Audience

A philosophy I developed years ago which is explained in my post Meetings are Effective, If Everyone Gets What They Want I believe that going into a meeting, everyone wants…

Storytelling Where?

Many years ago I read a book called Presentation Zen and I fell in love with the concept, the idea that people remembered stories much more than facts and figures.…

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