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Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager, Third Edition by Michael Lopp

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© Michael Lopp 2016

Michael Lopp, Managing Humans, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2158-7_24

24. How to Start

A nuts and bolts analysis of the time before you start

Michael Lopp

(1)Los Gatos, California, USA

When I wrote this chapter, it’d been almost seven years since I’d updated the design for the Rands in Repose web site. In that time, I'd done multiple designs, learned an entirely different publishing platform, and migrated the existing content over to that platform many times. What has always remained is an ever-growing list of details supplied by the act of starting.

The length of time since the last design update wasn’t surprising. Since Rands was last updated, I’d been busy. I’d written over 200 articles and published 2 books. What’s surprising is the ...

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