My Mission Today

What is your mission? Today is January 11, 2023. I turned 76 this passed November and I remember when I tried to retire back when I was around 64 – 65. Retirement was brief (just days really), awful, boring, and drove me nuts – more nuts than my usual “nuts”. My Mission has had manyContinue reading “My Mission Today”

The Hybrid Work Model

I saw a survey for topics that a technical networking group might be interested in. This survey was taken on LinkedIn by a group that has approximately 2,000 members. One of the interesting results of this survey was that the topic of “HYBRID WORK MODEL” got ZERO responses while the three other topics received theContinue reading “The Hybrid Work Model”

More Agilist Questions

Based on my earliest interviews, I have added some new questions to my interview plans: Thank you, in advance, if you decide to offer your responses to these questions. bgbg

A Questionnaire for Agilists

I am working on another written piece where the “working title” is “The Agilist: A Series of Perspectives”. So far I have interviewed several folks who call themselves “Agilists” and I am collecting their thoughts and forming an impression of how I want to write about this new Job Title / Skill set. Here isContinue reading “A Questionnaire for Agilists”

The Chief

The Chief was the name we used when refering to our GrandFather: John Hiczwa. He came from Poland or Serbia with his wife: Sophie and they started their new life in the United States in the early 1920’s. You can read more about them in my book: “A Cowboy’s Reflections” on Amazon but this isContinue reading “The Chief”

Five Dollar Bill

9 Aug 2022: Found out that “technical.e.retired.wordpress.com” is already owned and been in use since 2006. ‘Gonna have to look for another title! 25 May 2022: “Five Dollar Bill” is now being called “TECHNically Retired” and the contents are being posted on You Tube under this channel name. Check it out. What can you getContinue reading “Five Dollar Bill”

Recent Engagement List

As of April 2022, I have been providing these services: Building Spreadsheet / Powerpoint Dashboards for company performance Sales Proposals to Win and Deliver Expense Tracking by Business Function Processing Client Requests through stages for: Tech equipment Requests Shopping / Pricing Items Invoicing per Client Requests Ordering items and Shippingf Delivery / Set up (optional) Coordinating ClientContinue reading “Recent Engagement List”

FINALLY! The Book is REAL!

It’s been talked about, revised, re-printed, regaled! But until now, has only existed on the Software Engineering blog. Last year I moved the content of that blog to my new website: http://www.thepathtoinkc.com and a few more people found it to be entertaining, valuable, interesting, and worth following. So, ya have to wonder why I stillContinue reading “FINALLY! The Book is REAL!”

Job Seeker Podcast Intro

Brian and I started working on this Job Seeker podcast series around the time we started a Job Seeker meeting at our local church. We advertised the group in the Sunday Church Bulletin and held several meetings with those who decided to attend. It was during these mentoring sessions when Brian suggested we record aContinue reading “Job Seeker Podcast Intro”

Time for THE BOOK

A few weeks ago (May 2018), I started a “Go Fund Me” site to gather some money so that I can publish “The Book” that represents many of the ideas from this blog. The Title of the book will be: “IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering” and will contain much of what has been postedContinue reading “Time for THE BOOK”