Post Status: Post Status Excerpt (No. 21) — Dealing With Developer Overload: Focus

Avoiding ego, reinventing the wheel, and shiny objects.

In this episode, David and Cory discuss Developer Overload, which David defines as what happens when “when you receive too much information and are unable to process it, resulting in negative responses and unhealthy effects.” David shares tips on how developers can focus on what to pay serious attention to, how to avoid creating more work for themselves, how to increase focus, and what project managers can do to help.

Also covered in this episode: “As developers, we often bite off more than we can chew… we also tend to take that bite from the wrong side of the sandwich.”

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