Step 1: Repeatedly badger everyone for a list of tasks that need to be done
Step 2: Schedule lots of status meetings
Step 3: Ask everyone to manually create a document that lists all of the tasks that are being worked on, copied from project management software, but in a document on confluence
Step 4: Have everyone manually read through the document that they wasted time righting
Step 5: Badger everyone into saying when each task will be complete
Step 6: Tell everyone to make sure "all stakeholders" know when each task is done
Bonus: ensure you have no clue how anything actually works.
It "adds value".
We have scary smart hummingbirds. We hung a feeder outside our kitchen window so I watch them while doing dishes. Back when the weather was good and we ate outside, they'd often buzz us while we were eating.
Recently we found a sick bird just outside of our sliding glass doors. I suspect it hit a window and gave itself a concussion. We noticed when the cats started having a cow. I went outside and picked it up. It flew about six feet straight up erratically then spiraled back down. That's how we knew it wasn't a broken wing or something. I picked it up again, and around then two of the hummingbirds noticed, and had a complete fit, buzzing back and forth. It only abated when I opened my hand and let the let the bird perch on a finger, obviously not trapped.
I moved the bird to a planter, as we've got some neighbor cats that visit. Sadly, it didn't make it. My wife found it on the ground the next day.
The neighbor cats are new. I am pretty sure one is female as our male cat goes bonkers every time she visits. (Despite being fixed)
I have recently realized that I just hate my career. I am just completely done with my industry. I don't like where it's going. I hate the day to day bullshit that comes with it. I'm just done with the whole thing. I actually like the place I work, in theory, at least, the more I look at linkedin, the more I realize that I'm not going to find anything better.
I want out. I'm not sure what. If I can push through for around three years, I can blow off the salary and just do whatever the fuck.
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