It’s a Poor Workman Who Blames His Tools

The title of this post refers to an old adage that’s pretty self-explanatory: when someone falls short of doing their job well and claims, “I didn’t have the latest widget (or doo-dad, or thingamajig),” or “I have the latest widget (or doo-dad, or thingamajig) but it’s broken (or the batteries died, or running last year’s software),” it often means that their skills are weak and it’s easier to blame their tools than accept responsibility for their own shortcomings.

This week, I had a pretty formidable challenge thrown my way and I believe I did a pretty good job of meeting and beating that challenge. D’oh! There’s more to read…

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Episodes 500, 501 and 502

Now that all the dust has settled from all the hoopla surrounding our 500th episode, I can take a step back share my thoughts on the three most recent episodes I’ve worked on. D’oh! There’s more to read…