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Red Work vs Blue Work

Red Work Blue Work

David Marquet coined the concept of red work vs blue work. The idea is that you separate work into two categories: execution vs thinking. Thinking. Planning. Deciding. Blue work. Blue work is somewhat of a constant. It’s creative. It’s thinking. It could be in the back or front of your… Read More »Red Work Blue Work

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Grit and Software Development

Can having grit make you a better developer? Absolutely. Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance is book on the psychology of achievement. The basis is those who have grit wind up achieving more. Software engineers often find themselves enduring through struggles. Roadblocks a-plenty, missing requirements, difficult to comprehend… Read More »Grit and Software Development