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What this simple eye test says about your values and IT salary potential

Boss, Humor
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There is an entire pseudo-science dedicated to telling managers just what kind of potential employee they might be hiring. Are you a leader or a follower? What personality type are you? What four letters does Briggs Myers spot you as? … Continue reading

My Availability in November

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Welcome to November – two more months left in this calendar year and that’s a ton of business to be done and lots of setting up for CY’16 so if you need me or we aren’t working as much or … Continue reading

Life after IT

Boss, IT Business, Rant
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Every now and then I have what I like to call existential crisis conversations with my partners: I don’t know what I’m going to do next?!?! And to an extent, I understand why some people get into this frenzy – … Continue reading

Why I came back

Boss, IT Business
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Earlier this summer I decided to take over two months off of work and really had the minimal contact with the office and with most of the employees. What I had to figure out is whether I am done with … Continue reading

I feel like my job in IT is done

Boss, IT Business
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I got an interesting email (excerpt): … so it’s just a matter of time till my job is outsourced or just dismissed. If you were in my shoes what would you do because I like the place I work at. … Continue reading

Doing this an hour a day will drastically improve your business

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Managing a business, from people to products to process, is an enormous effort that for successful business managers becomes a matter of lifestyle where your work life and home life become indistinguishable: the more successful you become the less you’ll … Continue reading

Timehop Getting Things Done

Boss, GTD
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For the record, I hate the posts where someone successful tries to lecture people on how things should be done when you haven’t reached your potential yet, it’s condescending and I hope this isn’t seen in such a way. I … Continue reading

Two weeks with my Apple Watch

Boss, Gadgets
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The following is my opinion of the Apple Watch after wearing it for two weeks. Purpose Before you read any of this please understand that what works for me likely will not work for me – wearables are personal and … Continue reading

The Lies I Tell Myself To Keep Going

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I love big cities. I love Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, London, Sydney.. most of all Dubai. I love the energy and I love the outlandish displays of wealth and luxury. Not just because I’m a hater.. cause … Continue reading

DaaS Problems

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Once upon a time, in the long long ago, I started writing a book on Cloud Services. More specifically, I wanted to write a book to help people build or add a cloud line of business inside their existing technology … Continue reading