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Weeping for the Ukraine People

It has been 2 months now since Russia invaded the Ukraine and the atrocities, pictures are just beyond words. Every day I troll the news from around the world hoping for some sort hope ahead, but so far nothing… I watch the commentaries, the explanations and consequences ahead …

Travels 2016 – A look back

It was a busy 2016 for me.   Like every year, lots of travel (airplanes, hotels, cars, and conference rooms) .  It is always good to visit customers  and talk about the latest tech trends with them face to face.  I love to do that, and I am lucky …

Experience is worth it!

This is not mine, but It was a good reminder that experience is worth it and to charge for the value of your services.   A critical gearbox failed and no one could fix it. So they brought in a bloke with great trouble-shooting experience. He inspected the …

How often do you get home?

It has  been a tough couple of travel days, and decided that the night was better spent catch up on work.  For dinner I chose to eat at the hotel restaurant, which, to be honest, I prefer to avoid, except for rare occasions. Like most of us, I …

How to Engage Millennials

Definitely a current topic! Finally emerging from the shadows of Gen Xers, most millennials are now in the workforce. But study after study has shown that millennials are different from Gen Xers and even from Baby Boomers, the generation that raised them. ” Develop long-term  niche relationships”   …

Truth is a Battle of Perceptions

We’ve all been through it before. We’re in a meeting, or having a discussion with a client, when suddenly we feel like reality has been turned on its head. Our client insists that something happened, when we know it didn’t. Perhaps it has to do with who was supposed …