developers: if your manager asked you, "what are your signature strengths?" what would you say?
@amy I say I'm good at certain things that other devs aren't, like mentorship, teaching, writing documentation, and technical communication
@amy I can fall asleep in five minutes during a meeting, thus conserving my energy for more important matters.
@amy "I'll say yes to basically anything, going way over my skillset and duct-taping something together that will get you a sweet quarterly bonus.... yeah it'll break apart under the slightest stress and it will be horrendously costly to fix but that's next year's problem"
wait you said strengths oops
@amy I have a unshakeable willingness to point out when tired, cliche, status-quo approaches can be trivially improved upon for everyone's benefit.
wage labor adjacent
@amy accessibility, being really fast at completing my tasks while still writing thought out code that doesn't add (much) tech debt, being a quick learner and sincerity (potentially up to a fault from their view, I won't implement stuff that I disagree with morally)
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