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We get into a meeting, great ideas come out of it and if we are busy, we throw them onto the backlog. This isn’t bad, this is how it should work – you can’t do everything, all the time. Also, it’s a great way to give things time to congeal in people’s heads, let them see what you are building now so they can decide if they reall need this later. Do we truly need…

What matters more to you this year has changed from last year. We have been through so much, together, apart, it all seems to get lost in a swirling drum of everything. What I have found, what I have realized is that what matters to be today, at this moment is greater than what mattered to be me last year. It’s harder, but it’s worth it.

When in doubt, wire it up. I rarely use a bluetooth headset for an important call. For the price, the reliability isn’t always there. Sure it looks great walking around your kitchen with your headset on, making lunch while on a call, but what are you focusing more on at that moment in time? Your lunch or the meeting? You don’t need the fanciest mic and headphones, you need one that is consistent, reliable, durable…

I wrote this post on the Impostor Syndrome a while back and was trying about my thoughts on being an Impostor in general and helped me get out of it. When I look back, the moment I stopped thinking about it, was the moment I stopped thinking about it, or rather didn’t have the time to think about it and all I could do was work. Whatever happened from there was outside of my control…

Sometimes you will get it right, other times you will get it wrong. In both cases, people will probably be watching, especially if you’re leading the team. Your example that you are trying to lead by will sometimes fall flat on your face, such is life, you try to do the best for your team, for your project and it doesn’t work out. When these situations crop up, it’s easy to say – “well that…