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Decommoditizing Your Technology Career

I was the CTO of a software subsidiary of a large investment bank during the stock market crash of 2007-2008. Before that time, the company had been using a small number of outsourced and offshore technical resources to augment the software development staff. 749 more words

Listen up: Podcasts might be your best friend

Yes, podcasts (not all) can be your best friend.

We survived those long road trips listening to podcasts or specifically CBC The Current and As it happens. 373 more words

Work And Life

"No Rush"

Just a couple of days ago, a friend reached out to me and inquired about completing his resume.  We quickly set up a time and day to speak over-the-phone about the process. 337 more words

Career Development

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work (Shawn Anchor)

Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, “then” we ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. 158 more words

Leadership

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Carol Dweck)

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea—the power of our mindset.

Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success—but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. 85 more words

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Con ganas, ganas. Del esfuerzo a la plenitud (Santiago Alvarez de Mon)

La presente obra constituye una reflexión lúcida sobre la alquimia que surge entre el talento y el esfuerzo como base de una vida aprovechada que sueña con la felicidad. 233 more words

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Aprendiendo a perder: Las dos caras de la vida (Santiago Alvarez de Mon)

Se trata de un libro paradójico y lleno de preguntas, algunas de las cuales se responden a lo largo de las páginas, pero otras interpelan directamente al lector implicándole en su desarrollo personal. 315 more words

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