How do individual contributors get stuck?
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This week: Why developers get stuck, how not to be a seagull, the bottom 20% of developers, small code is better code.
Noticing how people get stuck is an effective strategy to help people work in their strength zones and side-step their weaknesses. Camille Fournier breaks down some ways that contributors get sidetracked or stuck, so you can help.
Don’t Be a Seagull
The anonymous manager writing over at retrospective.co describes the problem with ‘seagull management’ and understanding the weight carried by your title.
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Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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