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Note To Self

Just because you are a subject matter expert on a subject does not make your subject the right solution.

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful – Personal Growth – Medium

Really good read I tripped across on LinkedIn:

The Technical Employee Relationship

Just a few thoughts from a conversation I had today with a coworker: Employers should interact with their technical employees like a consultants and treat them like family. Goals should be defined Top-Down, but how to achieve the goals should be defined Bottom-Up.  Whenever these roles are switched dysfunction ensues.

“Always write your code like the person taking over is a serial killer with your address.”

An ‘old saying’ quoted by Bart Elia, Software Architect from Epicor on the forum.

“Assume the best about people, and 99 percent of the time you will be right.” 

-Chester Elton’s Father

Note To Self

Is it more important for others to understand me or for me to understand others?

“If you chase two rabbits… You will not catch either one.”

-Russian Proverb From the book, ‘The One Thing’ by  Gary Keller

“To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.”

-Thomas Paine, The American Crisis 

Note To Self

If you try to hit the target three times and fail, then you should stop and evaluate.  Either the target needs to stop moving or your solution needs to be re-scoped… Or something needs to change. When developing a solution, after the third change you should stop and re-scope fromRead More

“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection”

-Mark Twain (Found on the back of a friends business card)

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