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How to Thank a Managed Camel

How to Manage a CamelMy post today is an easy one.  I was informed I am the winner of the very first Freedom of Speech February (FOSF) giveaway from How to Manage a Camel.  My comments last week on a blog post by Gary Holmes earned me a free copy of the Method123 Project Management Methodology (MPMM™) Professional from their partners at Method123.

All I did was pass praise in my comments on a Holmes post regarding common courtesy and the little things candidates should do beyond merely sending in a CV.

Reading his post inspired me to write a post of my own, THE most important thing is the customer.  I sometimes get a little worked up over the need (not the want) for common courtesy or being polite.  What else is free to you but can carry so much value to others?

So, thank you to the team over at Arras People and How to Manage a Camel.  You provide wonderful insights on your blog and I enjoy reading it while having my first cup of coffee every morning.

My advise to people out there is to get involved in the conversation.  Your thoughts and opinions are important and they should be heard (or read). I didn’t post a comment because I thought I could win a contest.  I did it because I thought Gary wrote a great piece and he should be recognized for it.

If there is one thing you do today, recognize someone for the work they do.  You never know how you may be rewarded for that selfless act.

About Derek Huether

I'm Vice President of ALM Platforms at LeadingAgile. Author of Zombie Project Management (available on Amazon). Novice angel investor.

2 Responses to “How to Thank a Managed Camel”

  1. February 18, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    I feel like Alice Cooper extending the back of my hand to be kissed in Wayne’s World. Rest assured that Derek, like Wayne and Garth, is worthy. Derek, to use his parlance, is very much in the right to get worked up about common courtesy. It can go so far. In fact, I’d encourage readers to regard his post today as a sort of “Thank you” note after the job interview: perfectly harmless, small extension of courtesy and appreciation of another’s time, the little thing that can prove big in the real world.

    Read Derek’s prize winning comments at http://projectcentric.co.uk/how_to_manage_a_camel/projectmanagement/project_management_hints_beyond_cv/comment-page-1/#comment-56262, and learn more about how a simple blog comment can land you a $495 value for free at http://projectcentric.co.uk/how_to_manage_a_camel/projectmanagement/welcome_to_freedom_of_speech_february/
    .-= DanS´s last blog ..Industry Notes in Project Management =-.

  2. February 18, 2010 at 10:48 am

    I feel like Alice Cooper extending the back of my hand to be kissed in Wayne’s World. Rest assured that Derek, like Wayne and Garth, is worthy. Derek, to use his parlance, is very much in the right to get worked up about common courtesy. It can go so far. In fact, I’d encourage readers to regard his post today as a sort of “Thank you” note after the job interview: perfectly harmless, small extension of courtesy and appreciation of another’s time, the little thing that can prove big in the real world.

    Read Derek’s prize winning comments at http://projectcentric.co.uk/how_to_manage_a_camel/projectmanagement/project_management_hints_beyond_cv/comment-page-1/#comment-56262, and learn more about how a simple blog comment can land you a $495 value for free at http://projectcentric.co.uk/how_to_manage_a_camel/projectmanagement/welcome_to_freedom_of_speech_february/
    .-= DanS´s last blog ..Industry Notes in Project Management =-.

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