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Archives: February 2010

New On SQLPASS.ORG – Dealing with Micromanagers

In my regular professional development column for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), Plays Well With Others, check out my latest post on dealing with micromanagers.

Those TPS reports are due at 3:30 pm sharp, Mister!

If you’ve ever dealt with a manager who questioned your every move, hijacked… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 24 February 2010

Want Spy Novel Twists in a True IT Journalism Story? Read this…

David Straithairn as the great Edward R. Murrow in the 2005 film "Good Night and Good Luck"

Journalists are important.  In my opinion, they’re very important. The best journalists, like Old Testament prophets, speak truth to power and reveal the ugly dirt behind the pretty and public veneer of… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 23 February 2010

Free Training for You, Punishing Workload for Me. Thank You for Enjoying My Misery.

Everybody Needs Training

Everybody enjoys a little free training now and then.  I’ve got mountains of free training in the works.  Some of it is in-person and local while some are in webcast format.  Please join me as you’re able!

Tomorrow – Wednesday!

Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 1 pm… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 9 February 2010

PASS 2009 Lifetime PASSion Award


January 1st, 2010 marked a very special day for me.  It was the first time in the past ten years in which I had no official PASS responsibility at the HQ level.  (I’m still serving in the local PASS chapter here in Nashville, along with the awesomeness… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 4 February 2010