…one should do this in their first week on the job. At some point, sit down with your boss and say, “How do you like to communicate? Do you want to have meetings? Do you want me to just send requests in emails or does that annoy you? Do you want me to save them all up and send them once a week?” Just get it all out in the open.
“A postmortem in a medical setting allows health professionals and the family to learn what caused a patient’s death. Everyone benefits except, of course, the patient. A premortem in a business setting comes at the beginning of a project rather than the end, so that the project can be improved rather than autopsied.”
… get started, this helps you to overcome your mental block by forcing you to begin doing something. I believe that just like in Newton’s law of motion — an object in motion stays in motion — a developer writing code tends to continue writing code.