Communications Disconnects

"Why doesn't my manager listen when I explain the details?" "Why doesn't the developer just give me what I ask for?" If you’ve ever heard these complaints—or made them--you’re not alone. Questions like these are a symptom of a communication disconnect.

Context Switching for Fun and Profit

I usually have 3 or more things going on at any time. Right now I'm doing exploratory work for one client (lots of try this, try that, well, how about trying something else?), upgrading a system for another client (I've already done three of their systems), and preparing for a class.