Episode 24 – Permission Granted

Are you waiting for that class next semester or your employer to give you a project and permission to learn new technology? If so, this podcast is for you.

I give you permission (duration: 6:46)

Listen to Episode 24 below or download here.

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Here is a picture of the book I mention in the podcast. It is how I started to learn programming.

ISBN 0-8104-5626-5, Hayden Book Company

ISBN 0-8104-5626-5, Hayden Book Company

Episode 23 – Political rants are career suicide

A tightened up and more succinct podcast format.
Listening time: 5:29

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Mentioned (links):

“To the other guy, you are the other guy.”

Podcast Summary:

Frothy-mouthed and angry political rants do little to change anyone’s opinion – but even for those who agree with you – portray the “ranter” as emotionally challenged. It’s fine to hold an opinion – everyone does – but maintain some decency if you must (and you probably do not need to) engage in online debate.

Agree or disagree? I’d love to hear from you.

The Project Management Blues

I spoke for the Project Management Institute of LA last week. Topic: Cloud-based Project Management Strategies and Tools.

I include music in many of my presentations. The morning of the presentation, I decided to write a Project Management related song. Below is what I ended up with. You can get the presentation slides on my original blog post.

Listen below or download here. Lyrics are below the player.

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21 Earning a 6 Figure Income in Information Technology

Prompted by a question on Spiceworks – an IT management software and community online. I’ve provided a link to the community. It’s a good place for IT professionals to get advice and meet other IT pros.

Episode 21: How to make a 6 figure income in IT.

Listen below or download the episode here.

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20 My mom, cancer, tennis, and time

Episode 20 Summary

In episode 20 of the Building Your IT Career Podcast, I discuss my mother’s passing, how she impacted my career – and life – and what it means for my future. Also, thoughts on time, creativity, and focus.

Listen to Episode 20 here

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