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Has Reality Punched You in the Nose?

Jim Medlock
I manage Operations at Chingu, Inc. We help bridge the knowledge you have gained via your learning activities and the experience employers seek through global remote team projects. Come join us.
Originally published at Medium on ・1 min read

Dealing with Uncertainty as a Developer

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Something every Developer faces is that reality sometimes rears its ugly head and punches you right in the nose! Everyone and every team have moments of uncertainty when a project doesn’t go as planned.

This could be the result of a technical problem, a team issue, or the realization that the project is too complex to complete in the available time.

But uncertainty !== failure!!!

Uncertainty is your signal to pause, evaluate the situation, and adjust your project plan and perhaps even your outlook.

This might be as simple as just asking for help on a technical issue, or it may reducing the scope of your project so it becomes achievable.

Emotions are part of the human experience, but don’t let them dictate your future. Take a fact-based approach to dealing with what reality throws at you to find the best solution with less stress.

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