I’m trying a bit to express something very frustrating that happened today. I think a short pithy version would be by analogy that someone offered to help with a project, if I was prepared to change the project and it’s deliverables in such a way that I didn’t believe the project itself has a chance of success. So the options were (a) no support (b) a failed product.

@tomcoates I’m trying to work out how to follow on, whether that means not taking the help, trying to express my reservations more clearly, finding a way to compromise, accept that I might be wrong and progress with discomfort, or ... ‘something else’


But it feels like there’s an environmental pressure to try and find a way to make it work which feels like it inevitably pushes you into doing work you think might be wasteful, unnecessary or plain wrong. I’m not sure what the right thing to do is.

@tomcoates you won't put your best self into something you think is wrong. Go with your gut.

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