Monthly Archives: July 2009

Spamming: Talented But Wrong Focus?

I would like to congratulate that small, elite bunch of software engineers and programmers who spend their time creating masterpieces that affect so many others. Take today:   I’m feeling a bit lonely, so imagine my delight when I discovered that I … Continue reading

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Different People; Different Needs

I have been reading a number of blogs and discussions recently where people argue/discuss from the positions of ‘opposite poles’.  It’s almost as if they fear balance; as if they fear that a halfway-house or more than one opinion represents … Continue reading

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Knowing, Doing, Teaching

I meet many knowledgeable people who are excellent at their job or in their area of expertise who then make the mistake of thinking that they must also be good teachers. No matter how much we know or how good … Continue reading

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HR: A Waste of Time?

How many Human Resources departments contain people whose ability to communicate on a human level is close to or less than zero? I have friends who see themselves as leaders of people and therefore, the ideal material for a career in HR, … Continue reading

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