Passion

PASS
I know I tend to be overly passionate. It's something that has gotten me into trouble in the past. It's also probably a huge factor in the things I've been able to accomplish in life. I'm bringing it up at this time because I think passion is causing some conflict within the community around the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS). On the 25th of June just past the announcements went out for the sessions accepted at the PASS Summit 2014. I found this stressful and exciting two ways. First, and for me personally, most importantly, because I had submitted several sessions and I desperately wanted to speak at the PASS Summit (I've spoken there every year since 2008 and I've made the Top 10 sessions two years in a row,…
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Thank You!

Azure, PASS
I am humbled and honored (and more than a little horrified) to be on this list of the Best of PASS Summit 2013. I mean look at those names. Every single one is a person I look up to and respect and learn from constantly. How I made a list like this... well, thanks. I appreciate the support and kindness that was shown at the PASS Summit when you filled out your evals. Oh, and while I realize intellectually and SQL skill-wise he totally kicks my behind... Neener, neener Conor. You're in the DBA track and I'm the only one in the top 10 in the Cloud track. By the gods, I'm going to pay for that, but it'll be worth it.
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