My Gallup StrengthsFinder Themes

As many of you may know, Rackspace is a strengths based company. At Rackspace, all employees take the Gallup StrengthsFinder® Assessment to find out what your top strengths and then they get printed on your badge and on your desk card. The purpose of these strengths is to have balanced teams that where each team member brings […]

What Rackspace’s new changes mean for individual developers/users

Today, Rackspace announced they are now a “Managed Cloud Company”. With this announcement Rackspace actually ceases to provide ‘Unmanaged’ services for servers. Rackspace will now also  break out the infrastructure cost from the support cost, much like all managed providers do which is charge you for the servers and then an extra fee for managing them […]

It’s all about the experience

WOW is such a short, simple word, but it really encompasses a lot of things. To WOW, you must differentiate yourself, which means doing something a little unconventional and innovative. You must do something that’s above and beyond what’s expected. And whatever you do must have an emotional impact on the receiver. -Zappos Core Value […]

Hello world!

Hello! I’ll be putting some thoughts here every now and then. Some may be tech related, some may not. I probably won’t write much either, only when I have something to say 🙂