It is said the people you're closest to are those with whom you'll argue most. I'm unsure whether the definition of 'closest' is physical proximity or emotional connection; it's likely to be a mixture of the two. Regardless of the exact definition, the person who's . . .
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Over the past three months, I've been redesigning from scratch and implementing a new subscription system for one of my clients. Their original subscription system was long in the tooth – it was designed in 1997 – and while adequate at the time, and for the following ten years, it no longer served the purpose.
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I've effectively been on sabbatical for the majority of 2011, a decision I took after becoming unhappy in the role I was in and disillusioned with where my career was headed. I wanted the summer off to take stock of where I was and to identify exactly where it was I wanted to go . . .
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Some people, especially those who know my potted history in relationships, may chuckle to read this: I used to subscribe to the fairy tale of 'forever'. It's an admission I'm not ashamed to . . .
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