This is part 3 of my Dear Me series, see the first one here. In my last post, I told my younger self to work hard. This post stirred up some conversations around burnout. I am most definitely not supporting, advocating, or promoting working so hard that you burnout. That's just crazy talk. Instead, when I say work hard, I do also include margin.
I've been a consultant for over 20 years: I've been the eager junior developer, the overworked IT guy, the senior developer, the over eager team lead, the under qualified architect. I love my career and where I am today, however, I've also taken a lot of time off and haven't always had great success with... Continue Reading →