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Multiple Contact Options – Make The Most Of Them

We often feel like we can not get away from work and those that want our time.  However, multiple contact options can easily be overlooked.  That can cause delays and information loss.  The ease of communication in the modern world should not convince us to overlook the need for contingencies and other channels.  Any time we rely on one path, it can be blocked and stop progress.  That goes for our available communication channels as well as any physical path.... Read more

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Stay Healthy Or Pay The Price

We provide many ways to become a better developer.  One of the best ways to do hits over the long run is to stay healthy.  Big things like cancer and chronic disease can disrupt your career.  However, smaller things like the flu or seasonal cold can also knock you out for days or weeks.  That unplanned “time off” can cause a sizeable setback.  Likewise, it can derail time-critical plans and cause missed opportunities. Stay Healthy As A Good Investment There... Read more

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Project Completion – Cross The Finish Line

Project completion is the focus of this episode.  We discuss how to start and implement a solution but ignore finishing.  That changes in this story.  We look at how “moving the goal line” can be expensive and self-defeating.  On the contrary, we are often far better off declaring victory and putting a stake in the ground.  That gives us a solid foundation to build on.  When we do not, we often find ourselves on shifting sand.  That causes delays, overruns,... Read more

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Status Reporting – The Simple Solution For Avoiding Big Problems

Few things cause excitement like the phrase, “status reporting.”  Yes, I know you are already quivering from anticipation, but that is our topic.  This episode looks at how much confusion could have been avoided (and some loss) through better use of this communication form.  Accordingly, this is an excellent lesson to learn early in your career. Status Reporting – Staying on the Same Page The best reason for regular communication in a project is to ensure everyone stays on the... Read more