Episode 257: The Business of Working for Yourself

Episode 257: The Business of Working for Yourself

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Have you ever thought about working for yourself? It can be very enticing for some, and in this episode, we talk with John Sterrett about the pros and cons of running your own organization. We tackle some of the reasons you might get started and we share some of our experiences of working in our own organizations. Each person’s journey is going to be different and as hard as it will be, you need to ensure you don’t allow others success or failure to overly influence your decisions. As the work environment has shifted in the last two years, it may that be some of the previous ‘whys’ no longer apply. If you have thoughts around this, let us know!!

Our Guest

John Sterrett

John’s experience leading large technical teams in complex environments has made him a global expert in performance and scalability. John speaks at conferences around the world on database strategy and topics related to performance tuning, development, and cloud computing. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, is the principal consultant and founder at Procure SQL.

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“There’s this big assumption of ‘going independent’ means you are on your own and doing things 100% independently.”


John Sterrett

Imagine what’s possible with a dedicated SQL specialist on your team.

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