Recently I was faced with some difficult decisions regarding employment. I had been experiencing some internal strife and as a result was “open to new opportunities.” While I hadn’t been actively pursuing options I figured that if something came along I’d at least consider it. Eventually some opportunities interesting enough to pique my interest did hit so I began the process. Nearing the end of my “openness” some external events occurred that set up an interesting situation. Ultimately I was faced with a decision that required me to understand myself and work at finding my motivations.Continue reading “Finding your motivations for success”
I’m a gamer. Video games are what initially interested me about computers. DOS prompts,
config.sys, and a batch loader to reconfigure the system depending on which game I wanted to play was where I first learned how to configure things. Growing older, however, I find that I don’t have the time for my hobby and I fall increasingly behind on my gaming backlog. Exploring the internet I’ve compiled a way that works for clearing my gaming backlog.
I’m a person who enjoys mentoring other developers. I take great personal joy and satisfaction from seeing their successes. Over the years I’ve had people ask if I have a blog. When I answered no they tell me that I should have one. Generally speaking I’ve pooh-poohed them and went my merry way. In this post I want to discuss the reason I started blogging.Continue reading “Reason I started blogging”
This is an obligatory “Hello World” post seeing as I’m a developer. My intention is to post weekly about programming topics: what I’m working on, what I’ve discovered, and where I’m going. I’m hoping that this will serve as a resource for others as much as an archive for me. Learn more about me.Continue reading “Hello world – A programmer’s obligatory salutation”