Tag: personal development

What The Dollar Bill Trick Can Teach Us About Leadership

When I was a kid, I’ve learned a very neat trick about making paper money smile or frown. The trick was very simple that I picked it up real quick and showed it to a few of my friends. I did use the Philippine Peso to try it out instead of a US dollar bill. If […]

“But I hate selling…”

[callout]“We’re not being selfless when we avoid promoting. We’re just undercutting our own mission.” – Michael Hyatt –[/callout] I get it. I may be the stereotypical IT guy who makes loud clunking sounds on my keyboard the whole day with very minimal social interaction. I do the best that I can to get the job done […]

Building a Portable Hyper-V Lab On A Budget Part 2

In a previous blog post, I walked you thru how I built my portable Hyper-V lab using  Gigabyte’s GB-BXi5-4570R mini barebone PC. I even had a chance to test it out immediately after getting it all configured. I brought the kit with me to Microsoft’s Big Data Hackathon event in Toronto.  And, boy, I surely don’t miss the heavy […]

The Irony of Learning – And On Learning More

[callout]“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.” – Albert Einstein[/callout] The side effect of learning something new is that you feel like you were smarter today than you were yesterday. OK, wait, let me take that back. The irony of learning something new is that you feel like there’s […]