In trying to grow my business, I’ve realized I need to either A) hire a salesman or B) learn sales. Â A isn’t working out, so I’m picking up the torch. Â I wanted to write out today what I’m doing wrong in hopes to help other freelancers, contractors, consultants, and those wishing to grow their business. Â These don’t have anything to do with software. Instead they have to do with engaging with clients.
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Tim Oxley posted on Twitter a common frustration I experienced for 5 years.
If I rush it, there are errors, if I take my time to get it right, it takes too long. I hate this industry.
Around 2005, I stopped having this problem. Whether that’s the 10,000 hours rule, or the 5 year rule (can’t find citation, but it’s out there), that’s when I stopped hating my code after I wrote it. I clearly hadn’t mastered programming, nor Flash, yet life was a lot more enjoyable when a task/milestone/project was complete.
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