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Software Teamwork: Taking Ownership for Success by Jim Brosseau

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Chapter Seven. Sustainability

Most of us are in the software game for the long haul. Marathon runners don’t try to maintain a sprinting pace. They recognize the importance of replenishing their resources along the way.

We explore approaches to maintaining our sanity as a critical component to sustaining our ongoing personal effectiveness.

Pressure

Both of my children went through the pressure of a piano recital recently. My daughter was familiar with the game, and my son was performing for the first time.

Although my daughter had been there before, the technical challenge in the pieces she was performing had been really ratcheted up this time around. Both kids independently expressed the feeling of pressure leading up to the event.

Both did ...

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