Category: Ideas

Personal Branding

I am not a marketing person, but I do believe in personal branding. How I display myself professionally in my networks is who I am. My personal branding is consistent throughout everything I do so that people have something to

Posted in entrepreneurship, How To, Ideas, Mentor, Personal Thoughts

Have an Idea – Let Us Talk

Do you have an idea? Let us talk! Many people have ideas for a website, blog, forum or a new software to make their life and business processes better. Often times people do not know who to contact or how

Posted in #ldnont, Contributing, Creativity, How To, Ideas

Developers are Artists

Posted in Developer, Ideas, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts

Microsoft MVC vrs WebForms – What do you prefer

I recently had a lively discussion with a colleague over what is better Microsoft MVC or WebForms.  My friend had stated he liked MVC because it kept his code organized and clean.  He also stated that he has seen many

Posted in Design, Developement, Developer, Ideas, Personal Thoughts, Web Tagged with: , ,

Development Team Relationships

This week I pushed out some old blogs outlining the relationships between senior and more junior developers. I did this because I thought it was very important to listen to each other. We can all learn from old and new

Posted in Developer, How To, Ideas, Junior, Leadership, Listening, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts, Professional Development, Senior, Skills, Team

Enhance Your Technology Career By Learning To Speak

Have you ever had a customer, co-worker or manager look at you as if you had two heads? When an IT Professional, speaks it is very important that who we speak to understands what we are saying. You cannot sell

Posted in Employment Search, Goals, How To, Ideas, interview, IT, job interview, Job Search, Jobs, Leadership, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts, Professional Development, self-improvement, Success, Team, Technology Tagged with: , ,

Clean Your Desk and Your Office To Stay Focused

A Clean Desk Is a Clear Mind. How can you be productive with a messy desk? Than answer is you cannot! A messy desk is a major distraction to you. A messy room is even more of a distraction. It

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We Do Not Know You

I have encountered the phrase “We Do Not Know You” a few times during the job hunting process. Recently I interviewed with a company that used this phrase. I threw everything at them including LinkedIn Recommendations, Contacts, Resume, Cover Letter,

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Senior should be a Junior for a Day

There are times where a Senior Developer should take a step back and become a Junior Developer.  There are times when a Junior Developer can teach a Senior Developer new skill, thoughts and patterns.  Granted there are a fair number

Posted in Better Coding, How To, Ideas, IT, Junior, Leadership, Listening, Team Lead, Team Manager

DIG London in Review

Wow, what a great day to be had. I had attended the web developer stream of DIG London which started off with a Keynote by Jeffery Zeldman.  Jeffery had shown us the importance of responsive design and suggested a few

Posted in #ldnont, Better Coding, Community, Deployment, Developer, Ideas, London, Web