Pascha: The New Passover not Easter First and foremost, the single most moving service of the Orthodox ecclesiastical calendar is the candlelit Lamentations before the Tomb celebrated on Holy Friday evening, tonight, and the day of this post. If you’re able to, seek out an Orthodox parish and witness the events that’re happening right now. […]
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Trying to schedule a meeting across organizations or even other companies is at best a hassle and at worst impossible! It means dealing with everyone’s busy schedules, juggling calls, IMs, emails and more with an endless back and forth trying to find that one sweet spot where everyone is available! Instead you can save time […]
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I tend to be a Nobody, what about you?
Now let me preface this that though I’m Greek by birth, this doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that Odysseus told Polyphemus his name was ‘Nobody’ (OK maybe a bit – alright Google it but then come right back ), but rather this story about four people:
You see, there were four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. Now it happened to be that there was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.
Now if you’ve not already done so, go back and read it again slowly. We’ll wait…
Next we’ll have to wash away the humor and similarity with the above and “Whos on first” from Abbott and Costello – be honest you see yourself there correct? More importantly you see others you deal with at home, work, you name it.
Now I used to be a medic so imagine if you will someone injured, let’s say a small innocent child, alone and scares as people pass by the child. Throngs of people… Now the challenge for you is not to be Somebody that gets angry even though it’s Everybody’s job to do something. Everybody was certain that Anybody would call 9-1-1 or comfort that child. Nobody realized that since Everybody wouldn’t do it they should and must, inevitably getting grief from Somebody.
Every once in a while I hear my name when people say somebody fixed this, reported that, did this and though there’s no recognition I’m OK with that. I am quite proud to be Nobody as much as I can be. I’ve gotten IT projects completed, work chores and last minute presentations for business groups and teams because of that fact. What about you?
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The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) discovered the cyber-hack in April while beefing up its network and this possibly impacts both current and former federal employees. The Atlanta area is home to the second highest collection of federal employees in the nation so odds are you know someone affected. Even if you don’t it’s […]
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Assets. One of the things that comes to mind at the beginning of a new year is recalling the old and planning for the new… this should include you putting on your asset manager hat. You may not think you’ve done it before but if you’ve planned for replacing aging items, be they your computer, […]
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OK, here we are… you blinked and 2015 is here. What are your technology New Year’s resolutions? If you haven’t gotten started how about you consider some of these seed thoughts. Either can work for you personally or at a company #1 Get secure. This is purposefully being left vague. You can start using a […]
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I’ve been getting an error with a failed update on Windows 10 for a while and I wanted to share a solution to you all which is quite simple. First off looking at the details of the error I got nothing but cryptic information: “Windows Program Compatibility mode is not supported by this program” and […]
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