Tag Archives: postaday

Pride and Joy Projects

May 8, 2014


3 full racks of Cisco CRS-1 routers

A common interview question is “What is the project you’re most proud of?” I love asking that question because most candidates light up and relax as they talk about a project they enjoyed. I love answering that question because I get to talk about the project that is still my pride and joy 10 years […]

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Poll: What Topics Interest You Most?

April 30, 2014


Feedback is important. At work, we run a team satisfaction survey every few months and take the feedback to heart. The same goes for blogging. If I only write what is interesting to me, this blog will not be as interesting or helpful to you. With over 130 published posts covering a wide variety of […]

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When You Tell Everyone, It’s A Commitment

April 20, 2014


Although I am travelling this month and have intermittent internet connection, I still have plenty of time to write and think about what I want to do with this blog and how to improve it. That’s why I am participating in the Blogging 201 challenge on WordPress, which is focussed on branding and traffic. I […]

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Happy People Plan…

March 20, 2014


Yellow ball with happy face

Happy people plan actions; they don’t plan results. -Denis Waitley March 20th is International Day of Happiness. Hope everyone had a bit of happiness today!

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The Difference Between The Impossible And The Possible

February 16, 2014


man ziplining through trees in the autumn

The first step in tackling an “impossible” challenge is deciding whether you want to tackle it. That first decision is the start of the determination needed to see you through any set-backs or misdirections as you work toward the goal. If you are leading others, your determination will help keep them going. Take a deep […]

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Just A Little Respect

February 2, 2014


Respect is earned honesty is appreciated quote on a blue sky

Some of the best managers I have worked with were renowned around the office for their straight-forward honesty. They mostly directed it toward a situation, but if you dropped the ball they would call you on it in a matter-of-fact way. More importantly, they expected the same honesty from you, particularly if something went wrong. […]

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