GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski
Best practices are good, but dragging projects over the finish line is better.
Alignment is good, but not when it’s time for misalignment.
Short-term thinking is good, as long as it’s not the only type of thinking.
Reuse of what worked last time is good, as long as it’s bolstered by the sizzle of novelty.
If you find yourself blaming the customer, don’t.
People that look like they can do the work don’t like to hang around with those that can do it.
Too much disagreement is bad, but not enough is worse.
The Status Quo is good at repeating old recipes and better at squelching new ones.
Using your judgment can be dangerous, but not using it can be disastrous.
It’s okay to have some fun, but it’s better to have more.
If it has been done before, let someone else do it.
When stuck on a tricky problem, make it worse and do the opposite.
The only thing worse than using bad judgment is using none at all.
It can be problematic to say you don’t know, but it can be catastrophic to behave as if you do.
The best way to develop good judgment is to use bad judgment.
When you don’t know what to do, don’t do it.
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