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Yes, many times. Sometimes they don't really refuse to cooperate, they're just too stupid to follow basic instructions. Same shit though. I just escalate them after trying to help them too many times.
either you dont have a technical leader... or a very bad one.
bols594075dHe's just a passive aggressive tosser. When he was an infant he stole all the toys offa the other kids and held them hostage in his playpen. They never fucking change. The best we can hope for is that a semi will take him out when he walks through an intersection when the don't walk sign is flashing because he thinks everyone will stop for him.
IainVM5205dWith people who are chasing the next shiny project, I go for the bait and switch. "Yo, you seen this project over here? If you want to chip in I'll always take some stuff off your plate, like that environment."
Or if it's someone who just doesn't understand their own workload I place deadlines on what I need. "Hey, don't mean to bother you but I was hoping to get that environment sorted by the end of the week. Though if you're busy if you give X access by Thursday they said they can sort it for me." So that they either have to focus on it or give it up.
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