Aha of today

Aha of today

Aha of today: https://agileconversations.com/troubleshooting-agile-podcast/ is very often a source of inspiration or reflection for me. I’m committing to starting listening to it every time it comes out. Thank you @jtf and @douglassquirrel

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Aha of today: I wrote an automated integration test in an area not covered by tests. I found a bug that manual testing missed. And my confidence in the behavior of the system also increased. #AutomateEverything

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Aha of today: I get so much energy from hanging out with other software craftspeople (this time, it was the weekly meetup from legacycode.rocks)

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Aha of today: 8 hours of work per day is a lot. Not much time or energy is left at the end of the day to do anything else. I can’t even imagine how it would be with commuting.

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I got a very difficult customer issue today. I felt serious resistance to start working on it (because it seemed meaningless work), and I stayed with it. Aha soon followed: while working on it, what can I learn or what relationship can I create/improve?

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Aha of today: For a short while, I felt anxious before and after getting my Covid19 shots. Having experienced these unpleasant feelings, I’m finding myself more open to listening to those that are feeling resistant to getting the vaccine.

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Aha of today: I woke up bored, disengaged, and lost. I noticed wanting to do something, anything to avoid them. I usually start doing that. This time I sat with the feelings, and I discovered an unfulfilled need for meaning. #ListenToYourFeelings

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Aha of today: I wasn’t expecting that Extreme Programming Explained would be so much about communication and humanity. #ExtremeProgramming

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Aha of today: choose your battles. Will this annoyance matter in one week? How about in a month? Can I do something about it, instead of expecting it from someone else?