Longer Than Expected
How do I balance my innate human desire to estimate how long something will take, with the reality that I often have little control over this truth? Is the point to do my best in estimating, to get a general sense, and then to leave it? Is the point to do some planning, but to never decide that my expectations are true and correct? Is the point to create motivation to work towards the goal, rather than attaching to its timeline? Perhaps our time estimates are funny games we play with ...
I Just Don’t Know
Does it make me less professional or less able if I don’t have THE answers? Is it so bad to "not know"? I know experts want to be seen as right — but I just want to see everything. I'm curious. I want to think beyond the answers spoon fed to me by others. I want to think beyond their attempts to assert their “knowing.”