This is a guest post from Programming and Development blogger Justin James.
From what I can tell, 2009 has been the single most challenging year for the economy for most people below retirement age. Under the conditions, it is no surprise that people have been stressed out and focused on the negatives. All the same, I bet we can all find something that we accomplished this year, even if it was just keeping our heads above water. For me, I managed to learn a lot of new things, while managing numerous life changes without going nuts. What about you?
Toni Bowers is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.