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Handling Inconvenient Requests

Brad gives a little guidance on how you might want to respond to inconvenient requests with an eye on doing yourself a favor.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2014/10/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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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Budget for Training

Work on your professional development plan in 2014. Steve Jones has a little advice for you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/01/06 | 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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Do we do enough?

Do we, event organizers, tool vendors, concerned SQL citizens, as a community, do enough to reach people who don't know about the training available to them?  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/04/18 | 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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Handling Inconvenient Requests

Brad gives a little guidance on how you might want to respond to inconvenient requests with an eye on doing yourself a favor.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2014/10/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 250 reads

Planning your 2010 Professional Development

Brad suggests some tips on how to maximize your professional development in 2010. Get a plan together now, and you'll make your life a lot easier.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2009/11/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Don't Let the Economic Downturn Get You Down

With the current economic downturn, many of us are wondering if we will still have a job by the end of this new year. Although DBAs are still in demand, no DBA job is 100% immune from layoffs. Brad suggests that now is the perfect time to invest in yourself.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2009/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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