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How To Use Kanban To Get Organized At Home

January 26, 2014


Home office Kanban corkboard

In January many of us resolve to get more organized at home and try to bring some more sanity to our busy lives. Last year, a designer on my team gave me the ultimate compliment: she and her boyfriend were using my Scrum-ban-plan board at home.  She has become such an enthusiast of using the […]

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Why I Participate In Blogging Events

January 24, 2014


Bloggiesta's PEDRO

I have set aside this weekend to invest in my blogs by participating in two blog events: Bloggiesta and Bi-annual Blogathon Bash. Although neither this blog nor my personal blog is a source of income for me, I look forward to these weekends. These events are an opportunity to devote some time to learning something […]

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Do You Know Your Reputation?

January 19, 2014

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Black classic Ford roadster with quote from Henry Ford

Do you know your reputation? While it is your character that truly counts, your reputation at work influences decisions that may affect your career, such as what team you work with or what project you are assigned. However, this does not mean you need to be obsessed with your reputation every moment of the day. Instead, your […]

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A Few Favorite Management Books

January 7, 2014


Bookshelf mural made of ceramic tile

I have been reading William Ury’s The Power of a Positive No and enjoying it a lot. I plan on writing a full review once I am finished reading it. I think it is one of those few books that will leave a last impression on me, which inspired me to put together this gallery of […]

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New Year – Let’s Get Re-acquainted

January 4, 2014


Toy moose working on a laptop computer

Happy New Year, everyone! With the start of 2014, it’s a good time to get re-acquainted and look ahead at what you can look forward to reading on Sockets and Lightbulbs. I started this blog over three years ago as an outlet for me to write about ideas on management and leadership. It is still […]

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