I am known for saying no a lot. So it’s no surprise that you’ll find me saying no to RFPs either. Join me in the NO series.
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You know I want you to learn to say no. But it’s no secret that it’s not always natural. Saying no a lot takes practice.
What if the phrase you are using to inspire confidence is doing the very opposite? Would you want to know?
Watch this video – it’s less than 5 minutes long What was your response? Ok, I’m not talking about how expensive all that gear was. Think about the video you just watched another way. Answer this question. Would you rather: Hire him to set up things for you? Go buy all the things and set it […]
There’s never enough time If you’re like me, you know that there’s always more things to learn. More stuff to master. Our jobs don’t get easier they get more expansive. And while it’s a wonderful thing if you’re ready for it, most of us aren’t ready for it. Remember when you were excited to just […]
In business everyone has an opinion I spent ten years starting software companies. It was such a different time that it barely holds any resemblance to today’s environment of startups. But the one thing that hasn’t changed, over the last 22 years, is that there’s never a lack of opinions. Everyone has one. If we […]
Especially in the world of startups, the need to change business models is common. How you announce those pricing changes can help or kill your business. Five Tips on Announcing Pricing Changes It’s no shock to you, if you’ve read some of my posts, that I think the need to tell the right story when […]
Let me get this out of the way – this is a post about another post about a dynamic that may or may not exist within a community of people around an open source software project that is undefined because anyone is free to participate at any level they want. Even if you dig WordPress, this […]
People who present without notes are not magicians. They just know a few things others don’t. The perceptions behind speaking without notes To get started, we should look at the reason why it might be worth speaking without notes. Here are three perceptions that are most important to me. There is the perception that the speaker is […]
There is no such thing as 100% uptime I work for a software company where we develop websites and web applications for large companies. So the question of uptime is one I get a lot. And the notion is that if we work hard enough, test out the hosting companies enough, talk to enough people, […]
The truth is, there are a lot of reasons to be fired that have nothing to do with your age. Click To Tweet The other day I read a post about 3 reasons millennials are being fired. From the discussions I’ve seen, read, and participated in about the article, people have anchored on the dynamic […]
WordPress is not easy all the time but that doesn’t mean you should look at alternatives just yet. Part of the issue is how we talk about it. We need to manage expectations better.