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example-user372285dName checks out, probably a team-based account
That's where a manager or similar role should be stepping in to handle them while the devs work.
DevLivesMatter2293285d@N00bPancakes thing is... I'm the manager. Deadlines are short and I prefer to help the devs with my manager time to make those projects happen instead of babysitting biz which isn't actually producing anything, thus not solving.
Otherwise, in normal circumstances, I'd hold their hands.
I chose the devs. I'll always choose you guys.
Then you need a manager or firewall or someone to run interference ;)
DevLivesMatter2293285d@N00bPancakes you know the saying about playing chess with a pidgeon?
They are so into panic-mode they can't be reasoned with anymore, for no reasons... deadlines are critically short but we're still on time.
They started to bypass me because I told them « no ». So I had to put everyone back at their place. One of them was on the verge of crying. Without any actual reason, except being told to fuck off obviously.
I had to abruptly stop a meeting today because they got frenzied when I said we shouldn't waste the whole team time discussing the size of thumbnails.
Meanwhile on the dev side, we good. We just keep working, planning, scoping. Totally chill.
Can I hire you for a month to manage that? :P
iamai2511285dThe lack of understanding and indecision can drag calls. You did well already, fighting for your devs. We do need people who take care of those who do the grunt work. It may take a chunk of your sanity or draw another frown line but you're a hero. 😚
PaszaVonPomiot168260dThe biggest thing I'm concerned about is how long do you take a shit in order to get 200 messages.
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