Category Archives: Best Practices

Should you trust your gut, when making decision?

Your gut should play a role in your decision making. Understanding how to incorporate your guts value, makes big difference. Don’t solely rely on it, and don’t ignore it. Follow the three steps, and you can trust your gut. Continue reading

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After the Olympics

For months/years you put every moment you can into training. Early mornings, while the kids are sleeping, late night when you have an understanding spouse, or maybe it’s just the sole focus of your life, but either way you’ve been training for the Olympics. Continue reading

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My Presentation at Empower 2016

Deciding what level of detail to create in your QuickBase tables can make a huge difference in how you create, update, and delete records. You have choices, but many don’t know what those choices are and what are the consequences are. Continue reading

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Cardinality: The Power of Leverage and how to use it in your business.

Cardinality is the “lever” of relational databases. It’s what allows one table to “relate” to another table. The classic example is to think of a customer table and a sales order table. One customer may have several orders. However, you don’t want to have to repeat all the information about that customer on every sales order. Continue reading

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5 Essentials for Every Manager

Managers and leaders must acknowledge that the world is ever-changing and that we all have something to learn each and every day. Continue reading

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Critical Point When Presenting to Managment

When presenting to management, you need to consider these critical keys. Continue reading

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3 Amazingly Simple Techniques To Accomplish Your Goals

Here are three amazingly simple, yet unbelievably powerful, techniques that will help you keep your resolutions. Continue reading

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Reconciliations: From raw to report

It’s 2am and you’re reconciling data. Something’s off, and it’s hard to tell where. I wrote about how to cut data reconciliations by 90% before, but here’s a different spin on reconciliations: look at it from creation to display. What you need to do is jump from the end of the problem to the beginning of the problem. Here’s my suggestion on how to do this: Continue reading

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7 Steps That Save You Hours of Troubleshooting

The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is used all the time, we just don’t think about it in these terms. While there are 7 layers to the model we don’t always need to use all of them. Using the process is what is most important Continue reading

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Certified Bull

A certification seal for bull. Use it in PowerPoint presentation or Word and Excel documents. Continue reading

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