DON’T LET THE                #OPSLIFE            GET YOU DOWN         SURGE LIGHTNING TALK             MANDI WALLS        ...
YO DAWG   •I     heard youre an assholeWednesday, September 28, 2011
THATS OK, BUT...   • do        you know you are?   • do        you know why?   • can  you articulate it in a       mature ...
SELF-AWARENESS       Self-awareness is the capacity for       introspection and the ability to       reconcile oneself as ...
SELF AWARENESS   • know             your triggers   • work            on mitigating negative responses   • get        out ...
OPSLIFE                                photo: http://www.mylivingspace.co.uk/product-karlsson-timezone-flat-black-wall-cloc...
CAUGHT UP IN THE                                   FIREFIGHT                                                              ...
YOU DONT HAVE TIME TO BE           SO ANGRY   • theres             work to be done   • make            more awesome       ...
SAY THANKS   • we         know, youre an asshole   • you         would have done it differently   • you         would have...
EVERY LINE OF OPEN                SOURCE SOFTWARE IS A GIFT                                adam jacob, in ##infra-talkWedn...
PEOPLE WHO DO AWESOME            THINGS FOR US   • people   who create places for community. conference       coordinators...
AWESOME TOOLS   • github   • chef   • fpm                                        photo: http://hand-and-power-tools.com/?p...
THANK YOU   • john          vincent           • #chef-hacking   • jordan             sissel       • LOPSA      NYC   • way...
BE FUCKING NICE                                     dammitWednesday, September 28, 2011
THANK PEOPLE   • conference                 organizers and speakers   • writers             of awesome books and blog post...
YOUR PHILOSOPHY                                    words to live byWednesday, September 28, 2011
BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER                                photo: http://digitalpolyphony.webs.com/5billandted.htmWednesday...
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My lightning talk from Surge 2011. Don't be a dick. Be excellent to each other.

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Don't Let the #opslife Get You Down

  1. 1. DON’T LET THE #OPSLIFE GET YOU DOWN SURGE LIGHTNING TALK MANDI WALLS @LNXCHKWednesday, September 28, 2011
  2. 2. YO DAWG •I heard youre an assholeWednesday, September 28, 2011
  3. 3. THATS OK, BUT... • do you know you are? • do you know why? • can you articulate it in a mature way?Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  4. 4. SELF-AWARENESS Self-awareness is the capacity for introspection and the ability to reconcile oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other individuals.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  5. 5. SELF AWARENESS • know your triggers • work on mitigating negative responses • get out of environments that bring out the worst in youWednesday, September 28, 2011
  6. 6. OPSLIFE photo: http://www.mylivingspace.co.uk/product-karlsson-timezone-flat-black-wall-clock.phpWednesday, September 28, 2011
  7. 7. CAUGHT UP IN THE FIREFIGHT • sometimes its not just like shooting wamprats back home • there’s stress, and deadlines, and the force is just no help http://www.conita.com/blogs/Gaming/Nintendo-Wii/Luke-Skywalker-Step-Forward-With-Your-Wii-Lightsaber.htmlWednesday, September 28, 2011
  8. 8. YOU DONT HAVE TIME TO BE SO ANGRY • theres work to be done • make more awesome photo: http://www.sorryigotdrunk.com/archives/2006/04/xbob-grand-theft-afro.phpWednesday, September 28, 2011
  9. 9. SAY THANKS • we know, youre an asshole • you would have done it differently • you would have done it better • d00d, you didnt do it at all, so put in a pull request or stfuWednesday, September 28, 2011
  10. 10. EVERY LINE OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IS A GIFT adam jacob, in ##infra-talkWednesday, September 28, 2011
  11. 11. PEOPLE WHO DO AWESOME THINGS FOR US • people who create places for community. conference coordinators, meetup organizers, mailing list managers • people who share what they learn. doc writers, bloggers, speakers • people who help you with stuff when they don’t have to. on twitter, on irc, whereverWednesday, September 28, 2011
  12. 12. AWESOME TOOLS • github • chef • fpm photo: http://hand-and-power-tools.com/?p=37Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  13. 13. THANK YOU • john vincent • #chef-hacking • jordan sissel • LOPSA NYC • wayne seguin • all of you!Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  14. 14. BE FUCKING NICE dammitWednesday, September 28, 2011
  15. 15. THANK PEOPLE • conference organizers and speakers • writers of awesome books and blog posts • creators of the tools you use • the people who help you out in irc • your coworkers (thanks, imeyer)Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  16. 16. YOUR PHILOSOPHY words to live byWednesday, September 28, 2011
  17. 17. BE EXCELLENT TO EACH OTHER photo: http://digitalpolyphony.webs.com/5billandted.htmWednesday, September 28, 2011

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