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I am no Asimov

Rodney Landrum on finding the inspiration you need, somehow and from somewhere, to get yourself out of a tight corner.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2014/09/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Competence trumps a good cultural fit

Phil Factor reflects on how the people who made the industry great, in the past, were often eccentric, rebellious, odd, truculent, but all blessed with the gift of creating wonderful software. Today, such people would struggle to get pass the first interview.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2013/09/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DBAs and the Career-Life Balance

DBAs always tend to face many difficulties in maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Brad McGehee encourages some debate on the best strategies to make this work, in the face of long working hours, and the desire to contribute fully to the SQL Server community.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2012/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Being an extremely productive DBA

In order to gain better support for learning and training opportunities, the DBA needs to prove a direct link to productivity and results, in words and numbers the CEO will understand.  Read more...
By Tony Davis 2011/07/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's holding you back?

If you’re not where you want to be in your career, then what do you think is holding you back?  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Please don’t Tweet this, but…

Brad worries that with the advent and growth of social media, has come an increasing concern that today's private conversation may turn into tomorrow's world-wide Tweet.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2010/09/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Taking Advantage of SQL Server Tools

How many of you are taking full advantage of SQL Server tools? Brad McGehee thinks the answer is "Surprisingly few", and suggests you take the time to learn, and eventually master, the tools which already come with SQL Server.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2010/03/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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