IT’s The Same Old STuff Each Day. Not Really. Daily work is always different for an IT leader. No two days are alike and that’s what makes it fun sometimes and stressful other times. There are dozens of recurring daily tasks, but we’ll just cover 5 in this article. Purchase Requests The email that I absolutely love to get is the Purchase Request. Everything always runs smoothly. IT gets exactly what they want, finance approves it no questions asked and purchasing creates that Purchase Order promptly.  I hope you can sense the sarcasm. I get a minimum of five PR’s