CADDManager on March 22nd, 2016
This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Discipline Stay the course. Keep on task. Work the plan. Having the mental stamina and clarity to do what needs to be done takes discipline. It may include living within the rules, but in the context I am mentioning, it is staying within the framework that you and others agreed upon. It is sticking to […]

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CADDManager on March 21st, 2016
This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Lighten Up Don’t take things so seriously.  I can be viewed as being serious most of the time and need to take this advice. I don’t take things so seriously, but I might project a serious temperament that impacts others by making them think that I am soooo serious. When things get tough – lighten […]

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CADDManager on March 15th, 2016
This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Being Flexible Flexibility means that you can change.  You may initiate change, but are you open to change that is initiated by others or by circumstances? When someone comes to you with an idea or a need for change you don’t react in such a way that causes them concern or appears to not be […]

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CADDManager on March 14th, 2016
This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Kindness and Compassion People like to work with people they like. We are drawn to others that we get along with. (or should that be… drawn to those with whom we get along – to avoid dangling participles). Getting along may mean that you and the other person share common backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, like the […]

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CADDManager on March 9th, 2016
This entry is part 11 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Commitment A tech manager is committed to the success of the software, projects and team members. They are always focused on the goal of getting and keeping the technology in working order. They strive for better tools and effective use of those tools. They are dedicated. They are in it for the long haul. They […]

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CADDManager on March 8th, 2016
This entry is part 10 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Knowledge Being the best you can be for your firm calls for you to refine and zero in on the items that bring the most value. A thorough knowledge base is essential. The knowledge base must be so ingrained and integrated into your being that it become second nature. You just know the answer. You […]

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CADDManager on March 3rd, 2016

I collect old books.  Not rare books or expensive books, just old, used books. I love the smell of a used book shop. I love finding unique items that I think are interesting (others may find them dull). I have a lot of old bibles, dictionaries and encyclopedias. I tend to like technical/reference books. I […]

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CADDManager on March 3rd, 2016
This entry is part 9 of 17 in the series Adding Value

Way back in 2008 I began a series that I want to continue. It was on the topic of adding value by being the best you can be for your firm and users. I covered several topics and here are the links: What Value do you Bring? Do You Add Value? – The Position Do […]

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