Advice for IT Pros Planning to Open their Own Companies, Part III

In the first article of this series, Advice for IT Pros Planning to Open their Own Companies, I explained a bit of my own history, and why I was writing these articles.  The actual advice is split into sixteen points, the first eight were listed in my next article, Advice for IT Pros Planning to … Continue reading Advice for IT Pros Planning to Open their Own Companies, Part III

Advice for IT Pros Planning to Open their Own Companies, Part II

In my last article (Advice for IT Pros Planning to Open their Own Companies) I outlined the scenario, and gave some of the history of how I got to where I am today. If you don’t know, I am a Senior IT Consultant and Courseware Specialist with SWMI Consulting Group, as well as a Virtual … Continue reading Advice for IT Pros Planning to Open their Own Companies, Part II

Advice for IT Pros Planning to run their Own Companies

Earlier this month one of the IT Professionals who attended a couple of my sessions over the past few years e-mailed me and told me he had ‘written my last letter of resignation, and plan to work for myself from now on.’  It is a bold and brave decision, one that I made several years … Continue reading Advice for IT Pros Planning to run their Own Companies

Skiing as a Parallel for Professional Life

As I peruse my old articles I keep coming up with things I wrote in 2002-2003 and reminisce about where I came from.  I have often told people about this article that I wrote about taking the professional plunge, but it had been lost until recently.  I hope you enjoy it! -M <March 31, 2003> … Continue reading Skiing as a Parallel for Professional Life