I reduced my FB time to an hour, which I blow through before work. So, I’ve decided to try to add daily art prompts ... try to get more writing and drawing in ... I know, I should be doing more coding but baby steps.
that is in my head ... some kind of HUD contact lens or brainlink ... I know ... but but the dangers! I've been trying to turn this AOC USB3 16" external display and a various Raspberry Pis into a smart mirror like dashboard to hang on my wall. Orignally, I was thinking of writing … Continue reading I dream of a dashboard
I've always admired those who could take the scientific method and apply it to their own lives. Those who had the motivation and persistence to the keep it going. So, I've been doing Noom for over 100 days and I'm nearing the end of the program that I'm in. This stage is all about moving … Continue reading Self Experimentation
You might find yourself in a flood of bookmarks and putting off trimming them ... don't. Like most procrastination techniques, it is effective in delaying but ultimately shit has to get done. So getting it done.
80/20 Rule, Runbooks, and Procedures The 80/20 Rule boils down to 80% of your issues are caused by 20% of your clients. Or 80% of your work can be automated or at lest "script" out and somewhat automated. If your runbooks and/or procedures catch 80% of your work, aka low hanging fruit, then that leaves … Continue reading Slimming Down Your Workload
I ended up taking two vacations these last two months. Just got back from NOLA and feel bright on life! Though I did crack my ol' Kindle. Bummer but I downloaded the Kindle app to my iPad and got going again. I hope to start making regular posts again.
It is unfortunate that most organizations see IT as a cost with very little benefit. Even though IT is the internal lubricant of business. This applies triple to Support teams. In my many decades in Support, most teams are under staffed, over worked, and suffering from deep deep deep knowledge debt. If your Support team … Continue reading Learn your tools
I played fast and loose with my Q1-3 goals, mostly since I was moving and getting a new job. I was able to redo some debt and get somethings paid off but all in all, not really as awesome as I had hope. So, for Q4 I'm setting some goals and running them through SMART … Continue reading SMART testing my Q4 goals
There are the things that you should do, the things that you want to do, the things that you have to do, and then there is the one thing that you do ... sit around thinking about all the things you're supposed to be doing while not doing nothing
Studies have shown that trying to concentrate on multiple tasks at the same time a.k.a. multitasking is actually detrimental to all the tasks you are performing. Often I find myself working on 3 to 4 tickets listening to a podcast or watching a TV show and thinking about what I'm going to be doing a … Continue reading Multitasking or adult ADD?