The Only Way is Up!

I saw this article and thought it describes exactly the way I’ve been setting myself up one step at a time. For example, developers need to get used to always provide estimates before they start development work. I started getting estimations for change requests once a week rather than waiting until the last minute. This makes it quicker for us to adopt to changes. I started scheduling for monthly release on the last week of previous release to allow more time for change in priority. And so on …

As you read the article, you will find the whole concept contradicting. However, I agree with the writer’s method especially a quote from the article below:

As counterintuitive as it might seem, one of the secrets of developing new habits is to set the bar really low, and make it impossible for yourself to fail.

Once you have formed a habit that you desire. And you gain the momentum to do it again and again.

The only way is up!

You can read the full article here.

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