Over Qualified?

As a frequent interviewer, I’ve often heard comments along the lines… “He’s overqualified.”  This typically is followed with requesting this person be removed from the candidate pool or approached with hesitation. When I inquire about these concerns, the answers tend…

Upcoming conference

In a few weeks, I will be in Orlando for the Agile Alliance Agile 2014 conference.  This is by far my favorite conference of the year.  For starters, the breadth and options for sessions is unmatched (my only downside is that…

Crying at work

I’m sure that much of this ties to my stance of work is personal.  However, I think this topic deserves a post all to itself. The other day, someone that I talk with on a fairly regular basis called me…

Have FUN!

I don’t know about you but I want to laugh while I work.  I want to enjoy what I’m doing and who I’m working with.  Yet, so often we eliminate “fun” from work because there is just too much to…

Blog Experiment Thus Far

My own little retrospective on writing this blog…this experiment. Some general stats (after about 6 months): 509 users (42.7 returning users) +1400 page views Avg Duration 1:20 47 published posts 27 comments Conference and Certification related posts get the most…

Path to Sharing

I’m not a professional circuit speaker.  This resulted in a lot of hard work, reflection and experimenting to get to a place where I can share a few times a year with others.  Since I know I’m not the only…

Bug Bash

At the risk of not giving the credit to the exact right person, I’ll give credit to the idea originating within TechSmith.  That’s the tough thing about collaborative environments, it’s hard to remember who came up with what specifically. Are…

Upcoming conference

This is a very short post this week and completely self-promoting.  I’m super busy and excited preparing to share at the Agile Development/Better Software dual conference in Vegas June 2-6 (http://bscwest.techwell.com/). I will be sharing on how to help others…