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Make a list of small jobs.

I use this too. The biggest thing I think it helps with is it allows you to delegate projects to others (I've never seen a team with a balanced workload) or helps you switch to a parallel task when you're stuck on another one.

I don't really understand the psychology of it, but sometimes working on something else helps me figure out the solution to the original problem.

Great analogy. Thanks for sharing it.


In reply to Re: Coding to a deadline - why it is just like hunting bears. by svsingh
in thread Coding to a deadline - why it is just like hunting bears. by EvdB

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