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Critical Hit!

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You can tell a lot by a team on how they work together when a critical bug is logged, 4 days prior to release. Either it’s the blame game as to who touched it last, what they were doing, what they knew or didn’t know or how dumb they are to really let that happen. Or it’s the team that rallies to understand the problem, look at it from all angles, figure out a plan and patch it...

The New Guy

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The new guy doesn’t know where you keep your git library. They aren’t sure what libraries you are using. They probably have no idea who uses your software or why. To work on the bug you just gave them will take weeks, not days or hours. If you are hiring a new member of the team, recognize that it will take 2 – 3 months to learn what they are supposed to do and start...

The Off Season

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The season where we don’t work. We don’t up our game. We don’t do extra training to learn a new skill. We don’t reflect on what did and didn’t work. We don’t think of new ideas and approaches. It’s a sports reference to time off between seasons but it can just as easily be a reference to the work you are doing today. Share this:Click to share on Facebook...

Do you 4am Love it?

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Yes, we all have that “passion” that we just love and motivates and keeps us going. But do you 4am love that passion? Do you love it enough to get up at 4am to work on? Anyone can work on their “passion” for nothing between 10AM and 2PM. But getting up at 4am for something you love? That’s passion. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to...

Just Like Everyone Else

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Stay on the same course as everyone else. Don’t colour outside of the lines. Stay in your box, maybe make it smaller to be on the safe side. Don’t try anything new, do what everyone else is doing. After all, 1 million, billion cannot be wrong, can they? Stay the course that is safe and well worn by those in front of you (no need to create a shortcut to get their faster). Never try...

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