Isn’t it the dream of every IT manager to have the IT manager skills to create a fully committed team? A team that understands what you are trying to accomplish as a team, has fully bought in to that dream, and is aggressively working to achieve your goals? It turns out that there is a … Read moreHow Can IT Managers Prevent Their Team Members From Burning Out?
Over the past weekend I got a call from Phil who is one of my long-time colleagues who works in the telecommunications business. We got to talking and then, as it always does, the macho game of “who’s working harder” came up. This around Phil won the game: he had just put in 105 hours … Read moreBut I WANT To Work 80 Hours A Week…!
By Dr. Jim Anderson Most IT jobs consist of doing work in a constantly reoccurring cycle: define, design, create, test, deploy, repeat. When we get our first IT job or when we jump onto a new program, this can all seem so very new and exciting. However, once we reach the fourth or fifth cycle, … Read moreThe Meaning Of (IT) Life