Category: Career

  • Losing Momentum

    Losing Momentum

    I’m losing my momentum. That new project enthusiasm is gone and I’m faced with distraction and doubt. What do I do? Choose an easier alternative? Prepare more before continuing? Or push forward at a unique and considerable risk?

  • Certificates Are Worthless

    Certificates Are Worthless

    There are many published opinions on the value of IT certifications when you’re looking for a job. If you do a web search, you’ll find ’em. They range from “it depends on the certification” to “they’re absolutely essential”. Well, I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that certifications are nearly worthless.

  • Work / Life Imbalance

    Work / Life Imbalance

    You’re watching YouTube when you see a strange video entitled “No matter what, the work stays on!” … The scene opens to a large set of balance scales resting on a low platform. A man puts a big shiny metal weight embossed with the word “work” on the left side of the scales. Next to […]