Category: Leadership Lessons

Addressing the Real Problem Behind Fast Paced Technology Changes

[callout]It’s T-SQL Tuesday, the blog party that SQL Server expert Adam Machanic (blog | Twitter) started. This month’s episode is hosted by Koen Verbeeck (blog | Twitter) and the topic is about how technology professionals handle the fast paced technological changes – inspired by a blog post that Kendra Little (blog | Twitter) put together around Will the Cloud Eat My DBA Job? [/callout] It […]

You Won’t Find This In My (Or Someone Else’s) Resume

[callout]It’s T-SQL Tuesday, the blog party that SQL Server expert Adam Machanic (blog|Twitter) started. This month’s episode is hosted by Kennie Nybo Pontoppidan (blog|Twitter) and the topic is “daily database-related WTF”. I’m sure you have had one of those horror stories – the ones that you’ve made and those done by others.[/callout] I can guarantee you this. […]

Self-discipline: How You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

(Fight by Jorge Gonzales) The first and best victory is to conquer self.  – Plato – One week into 2017 and we’re all still hyped up about our New Year’s resolutions. I previously wrote about what New Year’s resolutions are all about and since then have been reviewing keyword searches that have led to my […]

What New Year’s Resolutions Are All About

The Christmas holidays are usually time for me to do more reading, studying and reflection. It’s also when things slow down a bit because a lot of people go on vacations (except when I get special requests to work on year-end projects). I use this time to reflect on what I have done in the previous year […]