Two Great Articles by Joel Spolsky

I use a remote access product called CoPilot, by FogCreek Software.  I was developed by Joel Spolsky, who is an exceptional software designer, and an accomplished writer on software design, and business and marketing strategy.  You can read him at

I have signed up for his newsletter, and this morning read 2 articles that I want to share with you.  They are not about software design, but more about business strategy, and definitely worth a read.  The links are below.  These columns appeared in Inc. Magazine.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I did

Here’s the February article:

Inspired Misfires

And March:

Lessons I Learned in the Army


About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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