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Recently, I have spent most of my Friday mornings trying to avoid watching spoilers. It’s not easy when whatever app you open up is blasting you pieces and clips of what you have missed. The projects we work on should be the opposite, when we see a spoiler, we should watch it. We should want to dig in and find the spoiler that is happening before it gets revealed to us (i.e., what is about…

You can write code to do anything you want. That’s the beauty of software development, you can write code to do anything you want. As in drawing, whatever you can imagine, you have the potential to go through all the ups and downs, research, google searching and everything else to try and make whatever is in your head a reality. That’s the beauty of it. When someone asks you (as invariably happens to every single…

The expression is to “get everyone on the samge page” because often we are not on the same page. We are on different pages, we have our own ideas, some are behind, some are ahead. Invariably at the beginning, we are all on different pages through no fault on our own. The challenge for the leader is to get everyone onto the same page with one important caveat – it’s not about getting everyone onto…

Everyone is their own worst critic. I can pick out mistakes I made on a project, team or code a mile away. Heck I’m looking at flooring I laid down and there might as well be bright red ink painted around all the mistakes I made in what I installed. But when other people look at the finished product, they don’t see them. They probably don’t see them until you point them out. And even,…

“It’s a prototype” “It’s an MVP” “It’s a Proof of Concept” “It’s an evolutionary product build” “This is the beta” Whatever it is you decide to call it, everyone on the team needs to decide what it is and who it is for. You need to define what you are delivering. One person having a different notion of what it is during the delivery of the project will only yield confusion during the work that…