Tag: organizational development

Leadership Lessons from Running a SQLSaturday Event

I’ve been involved with the SQL Server community ever since I can remember. I’ve been both a speaker and a volunteer and I know how it felt like to be on both sides of the fence. However, the one thing I haven’t been is an organizer myself. Until SQLSaturday218. This is the very first SQLSaturday […]

Empowering Others By Giving Them A.I.R. To Breathe

Flight Emergency v2 by Patrick Cheng In a previous blog post, I talked about empowering individuals with double As. The idea came up from the concept of lithium powered batteries that power up electronic devices: appreciation and affirmation really do empower individuals. This past week, I was listening to an episode of the EntreLeadership podcast where […]

If It Aint Broken, Don’t Fix It. But If It Is…

A common expression in IT is “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it” as it is important to keep a consistent experience in the infrastructure – staff get’s to send emails on time, they get to access their sales documents on the portal, etc. But what if it is broken? We fix it. The mail […]