Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Develop an attitude of gratitude
We get help in many ways by many people but rarely do we thank people and organisations who have helped us.
It’s a small effort to thank someone for helping you, which makes it puzzling why it doesn’t happen more often.
This last year I have learnt lots of great things from my colleagues
- best practices
- new technologies/tools
We learn little when we are talking but have the potential to learn lots by watching the actions/work of our colleagues. You will benefit from actively listening to our colleagues.
We have two ears and eyes and one mouth, try to watch and listen more than you talk. Do it intelligently to make sure you pick out the important points, understand them and incorporate these things in your work.
I read this advice in the book How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, the advice is simple, honest and concentrates on long term giving.
“The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere and the other insincere. One comes from the heart out; the other from the teeth out. One is unselfish; the other selfish. One is universally admired; the other universally condemned.”
― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People
Microsoft Dynamics CRM is awesome
I enjoy working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM for these reasons
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a great product evolving and improving
- It offers a great starting point for solutions
- CRM professionals are self motivated
- CRM is moving towards the Mobile and Internet of things
- Azure cloud functionality
Microsoft Dynamic CRM projects are challenging and rewarding, CRM Online projects where CRM is acting as a hub in the centre of lots of services and applications.
What makes Microsoft Dynamic CRM projects great is you can create solutions which help the users do their jobs effectively.
People are the glue which hold CRM projects together, most CRM professionals are focused on learning and improving to enable them to create CRM solutions which enable users.
Feedback and comments
Thanks to those who read my blog, particularly those who take the time to comment on my blog posts.
Comments are a great way to add extra information, personal experiences and a different perspectives to a blog post.
Make it one of your new years resolutions to add more comments to blog posts you have enjoyed, it’s a great way to contribute to the CRM community.
I’m thankful for the feedback someone gave me about the Hosk CRM blog, they were not sure I knew much about Microsoft Dynamics CRM. I had written 400 blog posts, so I wondered why they would think that.
This was the spur for me to stop reblogging other people CRM blog posts and write more original blog posts. Writing original content it harder but more rewarding for me because I have to think more.
The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community
“What is the purpose of this“
Trying to explain CRM development to someone who has no experience gave me a different perspective on CRM development.
Explaining development best practices seem illogical, below are articles I wrote last year trying to explain why to junior developers.
- Why understanding abstractions can help you write better code
- CRM 2015 – CRM developers should think in Entities
- Are your CRM plugins creating technical debt?
- Unit tests are a vital part of emerging code design
- Good coding practices – Information hiding
- Why CRM Developers should unit test their code
- Why Code Readability is important
- Why your CRM code and customizations should be simple
- Why rushed projects/code doesn’t save time and reduces quality
I will leave you with this famous thanks
This was the fourth book of the fantastic Hitch hikers guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams