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How Saying 'No' Unlocks True Innovation

Mar. 5, 2024 -

If you're an accomplished developer (as in: you've actually created things in the past), you may recognise this scenario: people reaching out to you, asking you to build something specific. "Can you build X for me?" A fellow technician once urged me to refuse more often: be proud of the things you don't do! Let me explain in this post.

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Thoughts on canvas (2022): Example of captured ideas, in Dutch, with UI sketches, code snippets, questions, actions, and decisions not to do certain features
Thoughts on canvas (2022): Example of captured ideas, in Dutch, with UI sketches, code snippets, questions, actions, and decisions not to do certain features
I write things down
I write things down
The answer is out there: ride, run, and walk!
The answer is out there: ride, run, and walk!

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