“Hardening” the Architect

I have always been petrified of public speaking.  During my VCDX certification journey, the presentation was always my toughest task, I would spend hours and days stressing and freaking out about talking to the panelists.  Yesterday, I realised I was cured.  Now public speaking does not bother me in the least; no nerves, no second guessing, just the concise delivery of information to my audience.  How did this reversal occur?

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Tech101 – Successful Blogging

I have only been blogging for 3 months and I do not consider myself successful or expert by any stretch of the imagination.  However, I have learned many things about what it takes to be a blogger.  It took me a few months to get a handle on it, so this is about providing information for other people to jump-start their own blogging efforts.  This post details how to use the features of a blog site, promote yourself and provide content that people are interested in.

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