Tips From Google On How To Be A Better IT Manager

June 29, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Yea! You are an IT manager. This is a great position to reach in your career, but now what? We all want to become better at what we do and improve our IT manager skills, but just exactly how to […]

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IT Managers Try Teaching In Small Bites To Maximize Impact

June 22, 2017

If I asked you how you learn best, what would you say? A lot of us would say that we learn best when we are sitting in class room and the professor is up at the board teaching us. However, especially when it comes to younger workers, this approach does not always work. IT managers […]

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How An IT Manager Can Turn A Bad Week Around

June 15, 2017

I’m willing to bet that you’ve had a bad week before. A bad week stands out from a bad day in that it seems to be a whole collection of bad things that just keep happening to you one after another. It starts out as just one thing going wrong, and depending on just how […]

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What’s The Right Way To Conduct A Video Conference?

June 8, 2017

Welcome to the 21st Century IT manager! In this fantastic highly connected world that we now find ourselves living in, more and more often we no longer have to travel long distances to participate in meetings face-to-face. Instead, through the power of technology and the internet, we can now sit down at our desk and […]

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How IT Managers Can Stop Their Team From Wasting Time Online

May 25, 2017

Ok, so I’m willing to confess to this crime. I really like the website Reddit and, if left to my own devices, there is a good chance that I could spend way too much time during a day exploring the various nooks and subreddits on this site. As an IT manager, you are probably facing […]

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How IT Managers Can Reduce The Number Of Emails That They Receive

May 18, 2017

Do you remember the last time that you went on a vacation? I’m willing to bet that just like your IT manager training taught you, you configured your email to tell everyone that you’d be out of the office for a while and they really should not send you any emails. However, despite doing that […]

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How IT Managers Can Defeat The Email Beast

May 11, 2017

What role does email play in your life? If you are like most of us, it plays a bigger role than you may be aware of. I’d be willing to bet that you start you day by logging into your computer and checking your email. You’ll read and respond to emails for a while and […]

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How IT Managers Can Get Their Boss To Say “Yes” To Attend A Conference

May 4, 2017

By this point in your career I’m pretty sure that all of us have at one time or another attended one of our industry’s conferences. You know the drill: you fly in, check into your hotel, go register for the conference, determine what sessions you want to attend, mix and mingle with other people attending […]

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How IT Managers Can Do A Better Job At Email

April 27, 2017

Despite the arrival of a multitude of different ways for us to communicate with each other via all of the different social media tools that have shown up over the past few years, it turns out that we still use email as the primary way that we communicate in the office. We’ve been doing this […]

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Is Open Source The Right Choice For Your Team?

April 20, 2017

I must confess that I have a deep need to create all of my own code. I sorta feel as though if I didn’t write it, then it really should not be part of the final product. However, even I know that this is wrong. It takes a lot of time and more often than […]

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