The Irony of Learning – And On Learning More

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 a lot more that you don’t know. It’s easy to think that we already know what we […]

Intentionally Ignoring the Inessential

I’ve skipped a couple of weeks of blog posts in preparation for my presentations at SQL Server Live last week in Orlando. Hopefully, I’ll be able to make up for the lost time. I don’t want to claim that I have an OCD but most people think I do. Let me explain. I was raised […]

Self-Discipline Series: Taming Your Thoughts

In a previous blog post, I talked about keeping our New Year’s resolutions and how self-discipline plays a very important role in achieving our goals. As I previously mentioned, I’ll start fleshing out ideas regarding self-discipline that affects different aspects of our lives – emotionally, mentally, physically, financially, spiritually, etc. This blog post will focus […]