If you watch the news, it’s all bad. The newscasters focus all kinds of energy on the negative while glossing over the positive. Does your day feel like that? Do you feel like it’s a series of bad events with a few good things sprinkled in but largely forgotten?

Stop the madness! Take part in our latest Call for Feedback and share something positive and uplifting with fellow TechRepublic members.

In your IT career, have you ever run across that one person who, when you look back, you realize was simply a Decent Human Being, a hard worker, someone who led a well-balanced life or had some other positive trait that made working with him or her a joy? Did someone in your IT past really bail you out of a bind? Did you ever work for someone who acted as a mentor or a guide?

We want your stories! If you’d like to submit a story but want to keep it anonymous, send it to me at tr10things@slowe.com. Otherwise, post your story below. I’ll choose 10 good ones and summarize them in a future post.