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Develpreneur: Become a Better Developer and Entrepreneur

Mar 29, 2019

We all have seen situations in our career where we are asked to play a role.  The role is sometimes a broader one than we are used to.  However, we can also be asked to play a role that is only a piece of what we can provide.  In either case, we need to fulfill the desired role and add value without overstepping...


Mar 27, 2019

A side hustle does not preclude travel.  Thus, sooner or later you will face the question of how to handle travel and related expenses.  You might not have to wait.  Your employer may send you away for your day job and you will be faced with the same challenges.  Where large companies often have highly detailed...


Mar 25, 2019

An excellent measure of long-term success is how much your customers like you.  Thus, building relationships are a critical part of your job.  You may have the skills to be able to stay busy without the "personal touch."  However, life will be simpler when you create some advocates along the way.

Building Relationships...


Mar 22, 2019

We have touched on the idea that there are explicit and implicit project deliverables in most cases.  These may be due to our customer simplifying a solution or general prerequisites and best practices.  Some common implicit project deliverables include documentation, test scripts, demonstrations and the like.  We need...


Mar 20, 2019

When we complete a project for a customer or employer, we give them a product.  Thus, there is a form of deliverable packaging that we need to consider for that hand-off.  This concept may be confusing, but it is not complicated.  You do not need to shrinkwrap a box with a USB drive in it or anything like that....