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Archives: January 2013
Expert or Manager? Why not both.
Are you a Technical Expert or a Manager? You certainly cannot be both.
At least that’s the consensus that I frequently encounter. A belief that you can only be one or the other but definitely not both.
This is outdated thinking. It sounds to… Read more
The start of a new working year is often a time for self reflection. This is a great thing, it’s the first step toward you achieving growth, improvement and ultimately better results.
My fellow countrymen from Team GB know all about striving for growth and improvement to achieve outstanding results.… Read more
What better way to kick off a new year than with a look back at some of the top free SQL Server tools of 2012.
I know you all love talking about your favorite tools and maintenance scripts. Whether your pleasure is problem diagnosis, query tuning, index analysis or performance… Read more
This post is part of the T-SQL Tuesday Meme, this month hosted by Jason Brimhall. His chosen theme, to come up with a story where you “stood firm” and relate it to these words: resolve, resolution, or resolute.
Regular readers will know and tell you that I’m resolute in… Read more