I wonder how many of us are asked to stretch a little more, deliver a little more, work a little more; I guess almost all of us. I am not pointing anyone but I regret that no one told me to do better. I have interacted with many managers (or above) in my career till now but one thing which I found in common is “they expect us to do more”. I don’t remember any instance where they asked to do better than just do more. I don’t know why but it’s strange that no one ever told me. Is it because that it is the easiest way to get things done and that too in a faster manner.
“Doing better” comes at the cost of training, patience and sometimes a reduced pace which may not get accommodated in the today’s fast paced software delivery practices.
This post is inspired by the Seth Godin’s blog.