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Project Pain Reliever by Dave Garrett

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1 FOCUSING YOUR EFFORTS

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FOCUSING YOUR EFFORTS

1.1 Whom do I have to please?

By Dave Garrett

1. Problem

Every problem can make you feel like you have to please a thousand different people who all want different things. However, the problem isn’t only, “whom do I please?” It is also, “which needs are truly important?”

Are You Like Susie “the Pleaser”?

Snap! Those stylish tortoise shell polycarbonates sure make a sharp sound when they finally give way. Susie, the project manager for an app project, stared at the two pieces of an “unbreakable” whole, like she hadn’t been twisting them back and forth in frustration for 20 minutes. Sunglasses clearly could be broken, but was her career just as fragile?

She thought she had the new web app ...

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