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I think you need to get in the back of the line for that!
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Incorrect, if it is not his job (sales) then he should never discuss price. It is a lesson every tech sales support person learns. Being in a small startup there is probably not a delineation of roles .
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I would disagree with you - without the experience or instructions, how would he know what to discuss or not? And I still feel that Customer A needs to make clear up front what they can and can't talk about to Customer B, especially when the chap in the middle is told it's a joint venture. It's not his responsibility to figure all that out.
Having said that, you're right that he should not discuss price - always send that discussion up the line.
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<<rant mode="">> Time sheets, when I started we had one. On one project I had to fill in and different one, now as we are chaining over to a different system I have to fill in a third and possible a forth one... I did ask is there a time code for filling these things in.<>
Why change a system that worked for one that might after a few tweaks...
But, I'm guessing you have the same thing of doing the work or the time sheet. My attitude is do the job then fill in the time sheet, stuff gets done. If I go for the time sheet first it takes me an age to get the Project Mangler to authorise me...
9:00 - 10:00 Tried to make sense from time-sheet
10:00 - 11:00 Discussed flawed time-sheet with manager
11:00 - 12:30 Presented decent, workable alternatives
13:00 - 14:00 Started work on time-sheet 2.
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This is the only thing I'm happy about bringing this magical "Agile" process at work.
Now we got rid of this time-sheet thing. But fake-agile process sucks, equally. You just need to do the right thing that fits in your teams dynamics.
it's very agile where I work, but we still have to fill out a time sheet so the bean counters know how much to bill our various customers. (And for T&M contracts they want a daily 'what did you do?' sentence so that if asked we don't have to try and reconstruct what we did a month ago from git logs, etc.)
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Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
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So I was watching the new season of Bojack Horseman last week, awesome show, and then this track came on (last episode, last minute or so).
It sounded good right away, so I pulled out my Shazam and it revealed its secrets.
I never heard of the band and I don't really like their other songs, but this one is just great.
It reminds me of... I don't know, 80's or 90's rock songs?
For some reason I just HAD to listen to The Cult after listening to this one.
Anyway, it's been pretty much on repeat this week, so it's the well deserved SOTW