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Re: What gives?
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2011, 11:42:51 PM »
[Work has been busy, but productive, so that's good.  I made a bit of a breakthrough that's going to be the focus of my next paper I think, which will help me finish by June.

So I'll be around, maybe a bit less, but still around :)

I am fortunate to have a home office where I can do most of my office work (and an awesome staff that do great self-directed work in the office and lab.)  I have three monitors on my work station.  I often have a SCADA control screen on one, writing a report or doing research on the middle monitor with streaming radio in the background, and surfing the boards on the third.   The 21st century way cooler than I ever imagined it would be…
I can get a lot done from home too, but I have no staff to do anything for me ;D
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2011, 11:46:57 PM »
Learning to take my hands off of the controls and trust my staff was the toughest part of being in business.  Best lesson I ever learned though.
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2011, 11:52:45 PM »
Learning to take my hands off of the controls and trust my staff was the toughest part of being in business.  Best lesson I ever learned though.
Oh, I'm totally ready to have people implement my ideas and do experiments for me ;D  There just isn't budget to hire a helper for me. 
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2011, 06:23:50 AM »
I really need to learn how to take my hands off my staff.
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #19 on: January 23, 2011, 08:24:13 AM »
I really need to learn how to take my hands off my staff.

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Re: What gives?
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2011, 11:28:20 AM »
I really need to learn how to take my hands off my staff.

If you don't stop, you might get a staph infection and lose your vision!
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2011, 11:32:45 PM »
So is this the late-night posting place or what?
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2011, 11:54:03 PM »
It can be . . .
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Re: What gives?
« Reply #23 on: January 27, 2011, 09:21:52 PM »
I tell you what!

This has been a sh!tty week! I'm leaving work in a few minutes and gonna buy a couple bottles of Chimay and then get drunk and talk some smack! Well maybe...
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