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Working with idiots

January 8, 2012

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mike: ok so, here’s a shape. its called a square. i want the user to see a square when they load up the program idiot: ok, got it! a circle. mike: no its a square, as i’ve written down in the doc as well. idiot: of course! haha. got it 10mins later via phone idiot: […]

Decide Your Way To Management

November 5, 2011

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Becoming the Manager Part 2 You hopefully read Part 1 this series about showing some initiative and how, if you do it right, you’ll start edging towards the management limelight.  Well the next key skill I think you need to have is the ability to effectively make decisions.  Sounds pretty simple right?  Guess what, it is!  […]

Becoming The Manager Part 1

October 30, 2011

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So you’ve been doing your job for a while and you’re looking to make the next step of hopefully doing fewer menial tasks, more meaningful work and of course, making that bit of extra coin.  That next step is management and for some is an easy progression due to lack of competition or a surge […]

Killing the Ineffectual Meeting

October 27, 2011

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The business world is rife with Bob the accountant or Pete the project manager getting their social kicks out of work meetings. I don’t know about you but I like to keep my socialising predominantly amongst my friends and outside the office. Socialising with work people can be fun but I’d rather do that over […]