“I went from no electricity or running water as a kid to a million-dollar IT Consultant. Now I share what I've learned!”
Entrepreneurship Technology Careers Computer Engineering IT Infrastructure Agile Development
I spent the first 10 years of my life as a normal suburban kid, until my parents moved us to the middle of nowhere, Colorado. We had no running water or electricity. For someone that has made more than a million dollars as an IT Consultant, most are shocked!
My mission now? Leave the World Better Than You Found It
For 2020, my primary focus professionally comes from me realizing that being an IT Consultant was my Zone of Excellence, not my Zone of Genius. The people (psychographic) I love to serve are those willing to invest in themselves to be better people and better professionals. In the IT world – I have found there is a lot of focus on tech skills, but little on soft skills. We tell stories all the time – but rarely the ones that matter.
I set out to change that in 2020 by publishing two books (during COVID, yes)- primary of which is my current book, Just Do THIS: A Simpler Way to Succeed in IT which describes my services methodology and how to use it – documentation, presentation, dealing with others, and more.
I founded THRIVE-IT.com to expand this platform with our YouTube channel (soon to be podcast as well) to focus on four key areas which all make for great conversations:
In 2019 I began coaching new entrepreneurs and found that I really enjoy it!
Here’s some ideas that have resonated on other podcasts and presentations:
I love to serve. The Better Than You Found It podcast network was made for this purpose, and I love helping others with their podcasts. Most people are attracted to the above story – but there are some big takeaways that I try to leave people with:
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