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Proud Mum and the No Hitter

Proud Mum and the No Hitter

Hard to believe that Wendi Labbie has kids at college. She had children very young. A proud moment for us all to see her son pitch a ‘no hitter’ when she was over here a couple of weeks ago for our IoT Forum.

Here is a short video of the final pitches.

Here is an excerpt from the game report. I found it about as intelligible as baseball fans might find a cricket match report…

Nice one Mitch. You did your Mom Proud.

“Labbie made history Saturday by firing the first no-hitter in modern program history. The right-hander went the distance in a seven-inning format in Game 1 of a doubleheader, facing two batters over the minimum in a 12-0 victory over DeSales University. Labbie said he became cognizant of the no-hitter as he took the mound in the fifth inning, but went unfazed by the potential gem until the seventh.“I didn’t really get nervous until literally the last out of the game,” Labbie said. “The fans started standing up and my team mates were going crazy … so I just said to myself I have to lock in right here because this could be my career game.”In the final inning, Labbie faced the heart of the DeSales batting order. He started the frame by striking out Carlos Urena then got cleanup hitter Jay Maletz to fly out to left. Facing junior Alec Hardy with two outs, Labbie ran the count to 2-0 before peeling a cutter across the plate for a strike. Then on a 2-1 count, Hardy hit a pop-up into foul ground on the first base side.” San Mateo Daily Journal.

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Jeff Szczepanski- The Developer’s Guide To Running Sales Teams

Jeff Szczepanski- The Developer’s Guide To Running Sales Teams

The second of two video releases in a day! Jeff ‘Tall Jeff’ Szczepanski from Stack Exchange delivers a talk on his experiences of what happens when you think about and manage sales like you would manage a great development team.

We’re hosting Jeff and Paul Kenny for a Google Hangout on 5th March 2015 at 3PM GMT.

Join us then for an opportunity to ask him anything as part of a live audience.

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Lessons from Rand Fishkin: SEO, Social Media and Entrepreneurship | Google Hangout Summary

Lessons from Rand Fishkin: SEO, Social Media and Entrepreneurship | Google Hangout Summary

“The days of build it and they will come… they are long gone”

Sifting through the unsurmountable mountain of SEO content is hard. And confusing. This week we hosted Rand Fishkin, Co-Founder of Moz and Inbound.org, for a Google Hangout. In conjunction with our Co-Host, Dave Collins of Software Promotions, highlight after highlight of actionable SEO tips was delivered in what was an interesting, wide reaching conversation.

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How To Launch Successful Products in 12 Hours | Video | Mikael Runhem

How To Launch Successful Products in 12 Hours | Video | Mikael Runhem

The brilliant Mikael Runhem, CEO of Pergite Software AB and owner of the world’s best business cards spoke at BoS UK on ‘How to Launch Successful Products in 12 hours’. Listen to Mikael if you want new methods to build and test your products fast and thoroughly, and to reduce your exposure to duff ideas.

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