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An open letter to anyone struggling with the combined events of the last 12 months

Resiliency has been a topic I’ve read about in the context of business over the past several years. The idea behind resiliency applies both to business and personal ability to weather change and find the opportunity in the challenge. This post is about the concept above through the lens of unprecedented hardships…

Leveraging fear for better career results: or using it as a fulcrum to lift the heavy objects and do the work

Co-author citation, Parker Johnston The only thing to fear is? Fear. It’s part of the human condition. Often times, it stops us from realizing our goals or taking the doorway to a new path upon which we would ultimately evolve and change, but never do, because of, yup, fear. Yet,…

On re-energizing your career one job at a time: or how I transitioned from a dead-end to the cloud

A career can feel like a big old semi-truck at times. There will be periods when you feel like you are driving it, and then others where it is driving you. While this post is about the Azure Durable Function Pattern, it’s also about how you can choose a new…

How to be a better sharer

So I’ve been reading “Daring Greatly” by Brené Brown. Her insights and writing are noteworthy both on the personal and professional fronts. Yet she has this habit of embedding unexpected gems. The section titled “Clarifying intentions, setting boundaries and cultivating connection” is great. She sets the tone in the first…