Aha of today: “Legacy code is valuable code that we’re afraid to change. Legacy is not a characteristic of code, but of our relationship with the code.” – Amitai Schleier
Today’s aha: Is it just me, or “not invented here syndrome” is an agile antipattern?
Today’s aha: we don’t have to be afraid of real tigers anymore, but virtual tigers are all over the place. Check before my interactions if I’m the virtual tiger (e.g. am I coming from a position of power, am I bringing a dominant attitude).
Aha of the day: mindmapping works very well when I need to get up to speed with a new system/project. Mindmup seems good enough for my digital use. #mindmapping
Today’s aha: when I feel overwhelmed and confused I become irritable
Aha of today: Doing the normalization of deviance exercise from chapter 4 of “Agile Conversations” was fun and surfaced some non-obvious fears. #agileconversations
Aha of the day: I thought that my goals were to challenge and contribute to his growth. But I reflected more and I discovered that what I really wanted was to support him in any way HE needed.
Today’s aha: back to back meetings feel horrible. I need closure in order to move on…
Today’s aha is from Born to run: “if it feels like work, you’re working too hard”. Can you see it applying outside running also?
Aha moment of today: It took me about two hours to set myself free from LinkedIn. Bye, bye distracting LinkedIn!