Executive Update

You Are Not Your Code

Posted June 30, 2006 | Leadership |

You are not your code. If someone finds a bug in your code, that does not (necessarily) represent a flaw in your skills. And flaws in your skills, should they exist, do not represent flaws in you, the individual. These are truisms, of course, but bear with me for a bit.

About The Author
Patrick Wilson Welsh
Patrick Wilson-Welsh has helped bring agile development methods to organizations all over North America, from Fortune 100 companies to small startups. His expertise is in training and mentoring in programmer practices, especially Test-Driven Development and refactoring. Patrick's experience includes the problem domains of mainframe payroll, mainframe database, executive decision support, medical research data collection, PC database, bank check… Read More
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