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SEP Plans Expansion, Standalone HQ in Hamilton County

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WESTFIELD, Ind. (June 4, 2020) – SEP, a software product design and development company, announced plans today to expand its operations, constructing a new corporate headquarters along U.S....
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This one’s for you, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi fans

If you’ve read Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, or even if you’ve just seen a diagram like...
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What Does It Mean to be a Senior Engineer?

As a team lead, I coach and mentor many junior engineers. One topic that always comes up is “What does it mean to be a Senior...
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Introducing the Professional Development Canvas

It is a developed skill to take all the different things in my life and answer two questions, “What should I learn next,” and...
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Why We Started Book Clubs at Work

We started book clubs at SEP over a decade ago. Since then, we’ve had over 100 book clubs, with more than 75% of the company...
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Why We Look for Professional Development When Hiring

Let’s start with a situation that’s familiar to me working with SEP as a recruiter. I’ve woken up at five-thirty in the morning...
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Conference Talk Roadmap

Co-authored by Jordan Thayer and Robert Herbig Presenting information to your peers is an important part of an any career, especially...
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Why we invest so much in Professional Development

We are living in a technological renaissance.  It is a period of change only last seen between the fourteen and seventeenth centuries...
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Challenge Your Favorites

I’ve written about the many benefits of personal projects before. One nice aspect is being able to try out tools & frameworks...
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Why the Inside Man (KnowBe4 Training) Changed My Opinion of Security Training

The “Inside Man” is a 12-episode show produced by the training company, KnowBe4.  In a show where everyone is british except...
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