The Importance of Downtime

Hi,Well, it took a few nights of staying up until midnight, but we got the house ready for showings in ten days. I should buy stock in Bayer.There are a number of things I'd like to go into about how these ten days remind me a lot of what I see go o...

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Apr 16, 2021
The Clean House Paradox

Hey there!Last week my wife and I decided to sell our home. Then, foolishly, we said we'd try to have it ready for showing in 10 days.Now, there's a paradox I've been describing for a few years now that is in play. You see, when confronted with so ma...

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Apr 09, 2021
How Do You Know? 📏

Happy Friday!This week I was inspired to write based on some other people's conversation. First up is about code reviews. While I do think code reviews are really valuable, I also believe there is an even better way to do them. So that's what one of...

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Apr 02, 2021
Who Loves Estimation? 🥵

Hi there,For some reason I've been on a kick writing about estimation and things like that lately. Below you'll find an article that introduces six different estimation techniques that I've used at different times.Since you all are on my newsletter I...

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Mar 26, 2021
The Cost of Great ☠

Hi there,I've been thinking quite a bit of how teams break up. This is probably pretty clear from my recent newsletters.Along those lines, I've updated a lot of my services and offerings to reflect what I can truly call my expertise, and one of those...

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Mar 19, 2021