2 – Some of my projects and what it means to be proactive

2 – Some of my projects and what it means to be proactive

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Episode 2 of: The I.T. Career Toolkit Podcast Below you can find a player, a link to download the podcast, & information about the episode. Feel free to comment, ask questions, and use the buttons below to share. Listen Below (mp3 download) [audio http://www.itcareertoolkit.com/files/podcast/2013-03-05-ITCT0002.mp3] Or Subscribe via iTunes. Podcast Episode Summary and Links Yes, I am a true information technology professional. (beyond theory - some of my current projects) Microsoft Nested Treeview (asp.net code) My Mantra: Be Proactive! Be Positive! Add Value! Share Opportunity! What does "Be Proactive!" mean? (Examples of proactive career development.) Creating Career Coincidences Internship blog post/Ideas Of Interns, Pay, Opportunity, and College What is an Intern? (from 2006) Thank you for turning in. Add your comments below and please feel free to share using the buttons below.
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1 – Introductions and how to introduce technology to youth

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Episode 1 of: The I.T. Career Toolkit Podcast Below you will find a player, a download link, and information about the episode. Please feel free to comment, ask questions, and share. Listen below (mp3 download): [audio http://www.ITCareerToolkit.com/files/podcast/2013-02-28-ITCT0001.mp3] Episode 1 Summary and links: A Little bit about your host - how I started programming. About the book, Building Your I.T. Career and its origins including my first published article, [ddownload id="191" text="Why Technologist Must Learn To Speak Business" style="link"]. What we'll cover in the podcast and blog - and your participation subscribe, comment, share, and email me at: info@ITCareerToolkit.com Important: How can we better introduce technology to youth (and others)?Read: Rebecca Garcia's blog post, "Why I Teach Kids to Code." Watch: What Most Schools Don't Teach (embedded below) Thanks for tuning in.…
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Your Career, Your Economy, and Where We Go From Here

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You are your career and you are your economy When I wrote the first edition of Building Your I.T. Career (formerly, The IT Career Builder’s Toolkit), we were in a trying time for the I.T. professional. The fallout and general malaise of the dotcom bust was only a couple years in the past. Outsourcing and conversations about outsourcing dominated much of the conversation. A general doom and gloom mentality seemed to be firmly ensconced in the psyche of the I.T. industry and those looking to build a career in I.T. (more…)
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The Mantra. Be Proactive! Be Positive! Add Value! Share Opportunity!

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A MANTRA FOR YOUR CAREER To kick off the ITCareerToolkit.com website, I offer this quick but powerful idea. During some coaching sessions this past year, specifically when talking about "Online Presence" and its positive or negative impact on your career, I arrived at these four admonishments. Be Proactive: Happen to what you can, respond appropriately to what you must. Be Positive: You have more control than you might realize. Not unrealistic but forward-thinking. Add Value: To the people in your life. To your network. To the world. Share Opportunity: Opportunities cross your path where you aren't the right fit. Pass those on to others. You will remain top-of-mind when opportunity crosses other people's path. That summarizes a lot of what I believe, teach, and try to live. That is what…
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12 Weeks to Profitable Consulting Webinar

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register by clicking image or following this link I am finalizing chapter 27: 12 Weeks to Profitable Consulting, today. As such, I've been asked to conduct a webinar to teach people how to start a consulting business or how to make their consulting business more profitable. Join me at 10am (Pacific Standard Time), Tuesday, September 25th, for a FREE webinar. FROM THE SUMMARY: If you want to be a consultant... OR if you are a consultant and want to increase your fees and your sales, this webinar is for you. Master Consultant, Business Strategist, & Author, Matthew Moran, provides both the strategy and the tools to help you grow a thriving and profitable consulting business. From lead generation, expert positioning, and sales to tools to monitor and track your business,…
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