Monthly Archives: October 2011

How a GPS device saved my marriage

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My wife and I are notorious for going on car trips with paper maps and then fighting when we get lost. The Waterloo region has done this to us on a few occasions – Are we alone in thinking that

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How to Pass the PMP Exam – Part 5 (of 5): Debrief

Last but not least, some metrics: Date that I ordered my study books: May 31 2011 Date I started my PMI application: June 8 2011 Date I ordered the PM Prepcast: Date I submitted my PMI application: June 20 2011

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How to Pass the PMP Exam – Part 4 (of 5): Final prep

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5. Complete PMI.org application and book exam Once I obtained my 35 contact hours certificate, I completed the PMI.org application. PMI then took almost a week approve my application (their site says they can take up to 5 days) at

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Hamilton Spectator – now with a paywall

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I stumbled across an interesting development this morning. The Hamilton Spectator, my hometown newspaper, recently erected a paywall. A quick google search told me that the paywall was installed a month ago (On or around September 13 2011). This appears

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How to Pass the PMP Exam – Part 3 (of 5): study

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4. Obtain 35 contact hours: PM Prepcast ($99!) You must complete 35 contact hours (formal PM training by a certified PMI training provider) in order to quality for the PMP exam. This is normally the most expensive part of the

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