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Guest Columnist: Ben Kubicek

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What is your definition of a DBA?

How would you define a DBA role? Here are some of my thoughts.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/09/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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To-do list: good, bad or indifferent?

Using a list to keep track of what you should work on is only as good as the plan or goal behind it.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/08/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do when you make a mistake?

We all make mistakes, what you do next is what is important.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/07/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: mistake
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How do you go about team building?

Team building isn't easy, but important for people to work together well.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/07/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do when you have a repetitive task to do?

When faced with repetitive tasks how do you go about doing them in a focused timely manner?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/05/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How do you come up with creative ideas?

It takes a creative mind to come up with new ideas. So how do you do it?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/04/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How do you define employee satisfaction?

This article explores aspects of a job that help one feel satisfied at work.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/04/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How do you go about making a big decision?

This article explores the author's way of making big decisions.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/04/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do to relax after work?

Is the stuff we do in our off hours truly relaxing or just taking up time?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What motivates you to do your best?

In today's guest editorial: the motivation to do our best must come from within.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Do You Have Against a Little Hard Work?

In life there are some things that are just hard work.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/01/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do when you inherit a mess at work?

I have seen three common responses to database messes. My favorite is nuclear.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/12/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How Do You Act When You Need to Learn New Technology?

Today we have a guest editorial from Ben Kubicek as Steve is away from the office. It is hard to be humble, but it is needs to learn something new.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/11/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do or think about on the way to work?

I recently changed jobs and my commute time doubled, I found myself with more time to think and I started asking questions.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/10/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Do you have DBA syndrome?

Sometimes DBAs become resistant to change. When they lose focus on their full purpose they may have DBA syndrome.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/10/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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You know what we really need? Better interpersonal communication

Today we have a guest editorial as Steve is traveling. Ben Kubicek notes that sometimes it is hard for technical people to communicate well.   Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/09/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An object lesson about what is really important

A story I heard a long time ago reminds us to choose what is really important.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/08/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How do you know when it is time to leave a job?

Today we have a guest editorial from Ben Kubicek as Steve is traveling out of town. I discovered I had stayed at a job about two years too long. Why was that?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/07/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An example of how networking netted a new job

Today we have a guest editorial as Steve is away on vacation. You often hear about how important it is to network. This is a story of how my network helped me get a new job.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/07/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Don’t Miss Out on an Opportunity to Connect

There are people in our lives that we want to connect with, so why don't we?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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