Create Experiences Not Arguments

Change Pro-Tip: When I can give people an experience, I get dramatically better results than when I give them reasoning. I'mo tell you one of my stories. Twenty years ago, with a considerable amount of "Shut up, I'm the pro from Dover", I got permission to do TDD in a corner of the app I was working on, an app…

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Seek Judgements Not Numbers

Change Pro-Tip: I try to prioritize getting human judgments -- opinions, reactions, feelings -- because the quest for numbers holds too many easy traps. When I go to the doctor, she asks me how things are going. Here's an answer I never ever give: "2.354". Could I? Sure. I could take all the numbers from all the parts of me.…

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