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Discussion on: How do you avoid feelings of entitlement?

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Kat

I'm always curious. I pretend I'm new. Sometimes I really am new, but don't tell anyone. Make a dumb mistake that takes all day to fix(tm). Nothing like a misspelling a function to take you off your high horse, or a configuration that made no damn sense or some other aspect you just didn't see.

No, I'm not talking from my own personal experience, I swear.

I still don't get stuff right and I need the more detailed folks for some investigative work for sure. I have gaps in my knowledge 100% and some guys are better at aspects as me, and probably vise versa.

Just being supportive and understanding tends to smooth a lot of hitches out in the process, too. Keep the good fight against the code, not your teammates.