You are NOT inadequate.

It is about time someone told you!


  • You do NOT have to refactor all your code.
  • You do NOT have to keep up with the latest news from microsoft, and know everythnig there is to know about longhorn, whidbey, avalon, XAML, indigo and star wars III.
  • You do not have to have perfectly de-coupled tiers in your technology independent SOA software.
  • You do not have to comply to every standard, achieve the perfect balance between maintainability and performance. Usability and familiarity.
  • You don't have to do "first things first every day"
  • You DO NOT have to memorize and understand every patten the gang of four have catalogued.
  • You do NOT have to read every technical blog, print out every technical article and learn every technical thing there is to learn.
  • You are beautiful just the way you are.
  • You are brilliant, interesting, wise and fun to be around.
  • You rock.

And you are not inadequate.

Reading too many blogs and technical books can sometimes lead you into a mindset where you think you are so far technically inferior to these 'great minds of redmond' -- but you probably do an excellent and practical job, just as you are.

so keep happy, kiddo.

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