Fred’s tees #35 – Bricking Bad

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I was a fan of Breaking Bad, and actually still is I didn’t watch the latest season yet, so it was a no-brainer when I saw this t-shirt from OtherTees. The fact that it’s in Lego is a plus too, even if  I already had one only with Walter. It remembers me one presentation I... Read more

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Have you ever think about your personal brand?

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Do you think personal branding is not for you? Why should you care about your own brand? After all, it’s not like you are an actor or the lead singer for a rock band. In fact, it’s never been more important for you to think about yourself as a brand. I think it’s so important... Read more

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You don’t know everything, and it’s OK

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I remember when I started as a Technical Evangelist: I wanted to know everything, and I was feeling bad when I didn’t know something. I had this imposter syndrome as I thought that, as a mentor for many developers, my role was to be that go to person for all in all. Over time, I... Read more

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I don’t care about my health, or do I?

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I’ve never been a very active person, but it wasn’t a problem, until a couple of years ago. Getting older, not being active with bad eating habits, and working at home started to hit me a bit harder: I have begun to get fatter, and got some health problems. I never really care about my... Read more

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You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you do

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Wearing a suite was part of my day to day life a couple of years ago. Everyday, before going to work, I was ironing my pants, and shirt. I wasn’t wearing a tie or a jacket, but I had the businessman look. One day, I decided to see if the proverb “you can’t judge a... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #54_

Treating your potential customers like idiots is probably the best way to conclude a sale. Read more

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Fred’s tees #34 – Sit down, and learn

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This t-shirt from Foot Locker (I can’t find it online) was Émilie‘s suggestion: she thought this tee was made for me. I like it: it fit my humble side! P.S.: Thanks to her for being the model. Read more

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So it’s your first flight, no worries, here are some thing you should think about

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I remember my first flight: I was a bit stressed as it was a total new world for me. Everything is brand new: from getting your tickets, to check-in your baggages, to going threw security, and boarding into the plane. I know some people who are taking their first flight soon, so I thought it... Read more

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Because there aren’t enough cat pictures on the Internet: my first photography course homework

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As I said in my post about creating slides worth of showing them, I’m taking two courses now, and one of them is about photography. This is a passion for me since a couple of years now, but since the beginning, I suck at taking pictures. I even invest in good equipments, but still, if... Read more

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How to blog more often

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Don’t get me wrong: I’m a huge fan of quality over quantity. On the other side, quantity helped me get quality, and people often ask me how do I blog so often (an average of one post every other day). Depending on your blog, and the subjects you want to cover, it may be harder.... Read more

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