Is constant monitoring by your lead on the work you are doing really required???
Sunday, May 22, 2011 1:36:42 PM
I am not sure how many of you out there feel comfortable when every 15th minute you are pestered by your lead on the status of the work you are doing.
I kind of get irritated.
This is what happens with me daily.
8:30 AM - Check my mails. Sit with my lead for discussion on what is the priority work for the day and start working on that immediately.
8:45 AM - Start analyzing on what needs to be done and plan for the activities.
9:00 AM - Lead comes to your desk and asks..What is going on ??? To which most of the time I try to answer , I have started and I am doing my work.
If its once or twice that's OK but continuous questioning can irritate a person a lot especially if you are a developer and your lead is not in a position to even understand what kind of work is being done or how much complexity is involved. Sadly that's what software industry is all about.
Even that is tolerable but when your lead answers sarcastically then that's too much.
If I am assigned a task that needs to completed by End of that day I would definitely work towards that. Developers will not be that careless and waste time.
I am trying very very hard to control my temper. I think one of the toughest things in the world is to control your emotions.
I have been in a lot of trouble because of my short temper even if it was genuine.
I have read in websites and newspapers that "start counting in reverse order i.e from 10 to 1 so that your anger can subside" . But I don't have the patience to count