On working from home

Pros:

  • Better snacks
  • Better toilet paper
  • I can yell at my rubber duck

Cons:

  • Diet is dead
  • I’m almost out of toilet paper
  • The duck started yelling back..

On being productive

Remember your career is a marathon, not a sprint. To be successful in the long run, it’s just as important to take time to care for yourself as it is to focus on your work.

Source: Liz and Mollie on Instagram: “Tag someone who might need to hear this today. ❤️ Remember your career is a marathon, not a sprint. To be successful in the long run, it’s…”

The Burnout List

Reasons for Burnout

11. Positivity bias: cultural blindspot of missing problems that are the repercussion of too much of a cherished value, like freedom, communication, and personal responsibility. “The violence of positivity does not deprive, it saturates; it does not exclude, it exhausts.” –Byung-Chul Han’s The Burnout Society. A disease of abundance requires abstinence, not antidotes.

Source: Frank Chimero · The Burnout List

Software Is About Developing Knowledge More Than Writing Code

Instead of presenting “Here is a solution to your problem”, take your time to explain alternatives (pros and cons) and choose the best option together. People will learn new things, feel included in decision making and trust you more.

Source: Software Is About Developing Knowledge More Than Writing Code | LinkedIn