Author: Buck Inspire

Constructive Criticism 0

Consultant Constructive Criticism

For weeks, one of the biggest things on my mind as I worked side by side with a less than stellar consultant was, should I give him feedback on his performance. It was a...

Resume 4

Job History Trumps Skills And Experience

A few weeks ago, my partner in crime Chet headed off to a much deserved vacation. Since he was going to be gone for awhile and traveling abroad, my upper management hired a consultant...

Bill Gates 0

Trust Your Results

Throughout my IT career, I never gave much thought to printing. I took it for granted as a background process much like internet connectivity or telephone reception. With the advancement of printer equipment, computers,...

Cold Flu Symptoms 2

Mind Over Matter Fail

A few weekends ago, I had a brief moment to catch up with one of my out of town buddies. We didn’t have much time as we grabbed something from the car and headed...

A-Frame 2

A-Frame Review

Weeks before, as my friends and I were planning our big UFC pay per view viewing Bad Blood weekend, we also wanted to meet for lunch. Rick, our unofficial foodie, offered up Koji BBQ...

Stuart Scott 0

Thank You Stuart Scott

Back in the 90’s, I loved watching ESPN SportsCenter before going to sleep. Even though I was tired, I stayed up watching longer because of now iconic catch phrases like “BOO-YAH” and “Cool as...

Perfect Day 2

Designing My Perfect Day

I learned about designing your perfect day from Brendon Burchard’s The Charged Life podcast. Basically he feels many people have too few of their perfect days because they don’t have a clear idea what...

Business Team 0

Executives Are People Too

As I am working my way through not always deferring to consultants and experts, I am crossing another frontier that I avoided at all costs. I never socialized with upper management. My mindset focused...

Christmas Party 0

Christmas Party: On Site vs Off Site

Lately my partner in crime and I have been butting heads on every topic imaginable. Server management, networking, and change control policies. It has gotten so out of hand that we are now having...