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Ready? Aim. Fire!

I’m not much of a person making New Year’s resolutions. Mostly, I avoid making them because I assume I won’t be able to fulfil them. Last year was different, though. I decided, for the first time in my life, to set up a goal for my career and follow it. What happened that I changed […]

Let’s get Mo!

I guess everybody has already heard about Movember. But if I’m wrong, I’ll give you a short intro. Nowadays, Movember is a global movement that shouts about raising awareness of men’s health issues and promoting a year-round diligence. And it would be nothing special, but the action is crucial mainly because of wearing… moustache for […]

My “Habits control system”, or in other words, why my dog’s happy and I write articles.

It’s time to describe the system I use which helps me make changes in my habits and my relationships with others, while allowing me to strive to achieve my strange goals and plans. “this semester we’re not going to lectures” Have you ever made any “new year’s resolutions”? I’ve made more than a few, but […]

Why training, wise books and podcasts are a waste of time, unless …

Judging by the number of articles that I see around me with titles like ‘10 habits that lead you to a great success’, and titles of books on the bestseller lists, the topic of how to improve your life is still relevant. I myself started fighting for the so-called self-development a few years ago. It […]

Date with a candidate – How to hire people who fit your company culture

When you have the task of “hiring a specialist”, verifying a candidate’s hard skills and knowledge is a piece of cake – the candidate knows it or not. Everything else, including cultural fit, is much more sophisticated and nuanced, it is perhaps much more like a going on a date. How to find your date? […]

Agile Lego Tests – our story

The main idea for creating this event emerged under the motto “Testing to learn, learning to test”. We saw it as an opportunity to share our knowledge with less experienced testers and to learn something new from them. Preparations We wanted to build a common ground and provide the participants with a firsthand experience of […]

Show what you owe

The longer I live, the more aware I become that it’s a matter of circumstances that I am where I am today. I have a good job, a nice family, time for a hobby etc. Some would say, it’s a matter of luck or God’s will. If I was born in an environment, where education […]

RPA – uniting man and machine

  I can’t remember when my birthdays stopped being a special occasion. At some point, the excitement of unwrapping presents turned into a recurring reminder of another lost year. Somewhere along the way, I received The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. A present from an aunt who had clearly noticed my interest in science fiction. […]

Introvert’s Guide to Public Speaking

Recently, during conference organized by local technical university, I gave a lecture on leadership. Somewhere along the way, I was asked a rather interesting question – can introvert be a good leader? As I was about to answer, the craziest of ideas came into my mind. I asked the audience to raise their hands if […]

Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt

Making a professional decision based on a hunch recalls scenes from movies where action takes place in a casino with lots of flashing lights, huge bets taken and in the end – fortune wasted. It’s double-true in IT support world. Should we leave a usage of instinct to animals then? Not necessary. An effective decision […]