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RE: When one can call oneself expert

From: Ellis R. Miller <>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 17:51:04 -0600
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By the way, this is a valid and true point and my rant is not in reaction to it...although I would add that you might find yourself realizing "they" don't know much of anything other than a little something about 401Ks and mutual funds that might be of benefit to a retarded widow.

A guy at Wells Fargo knew if that from 11am to 5pm officially counted for a full days work according to the HR handbook and I enjoyed doing all or most of his work for 10 months.

And when they notice you are an expert "they," on average, will strive to have you politically assassinated...especially during a recession, gangsters. Look on the bright side, however, those deep-seeded morals and business ethics are just over that next artificial economic boom.

To quote the famous philosopher, Nike, "Just do it."

By the way, do you think I am pretty? Sometimes, I don't feel pretty.

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From: [] On Behalf Of Aragon, Gabriel (GE Commercial Finance) Sent: Monday, December 27, 2004 4:55 PM
Subject: RE: When one can call oneself expert

Gosh, I hope its not too late to write my comments,

Juan, basically, sometimes you study and prepare many years so you can = write (somewhere next to your name) that you are an expert, but you = know.. when you become an expert you'll realize that is unnecessary = writing it for the others to notice.. they already knew it..=20

Someone said this:

"The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how = we behave when we don't know what to do".


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[]On Behalf Of Thomas Day Sent: Jueves, 23 de Diciembre de 2004 06:19 p.m. To:
Subject: Re: When one can call oneself expert

I find that my best answer is, "I don't know, yet, but I will." I don't have the answer at my fingertips but I do know where in the documentation to look for them (and which mail list to ask if the documentation doesn't have the answer).

I would guess that being seen as an Oracle expert consists of having made all the big mistakes somewhere else and not repeating them on this job.

BTW - I just found out that if you have a Java app querrying your database and you have lazy Java programmers then you'd better use US7ASCII as your character set.

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