Sprint 4 — Saturday

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Sprint 4 — Friday

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Do you want to be an active participant or merely a spectator?

In the middle sprints we often see team members who don’t engage with the rest of the team, don’t complete the tasks they’ve agreed to…


Sprint 4 — Thursday

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  1. My React component isn’t returning what I want. What gives?
  2. I have a React component (Locations.jsx) that should be returning a list of location names based on the text entered through a search component (Search.jsx), but is instead returning undefined. These are located in the repo https://github.com/jdmedlock/meteorite. Would someone have time to look at this to see if I’ve missed something obvious?


Sprint 4 — Tuesday

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Emotions are part of the human experience, but don’t let them dictate your future

But uncertainty doesn’t mean failure is a certainty!!! Uncertainty is your signal to pause, evaluate the situation, and adjust your project…


Sprint 4 — Monday

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  1. Review tasks from the previous Sprint and update your Product Backlog so you know which tasks were completed and which need to carryover to this Sprint.
  2. Reflect on how the team worked & on your teamwork to identify what worked, what didn’t work, and what you’ll do to improve.
  3. Decide which tasks from the Product Backlog will be worked on in this Sprint, including those that weren’t completed in the previous Sprint
  4. Commit to…


Sprint 3 — Saturday

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Sprint 3 — Friday

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Sprint 3 — Thursday

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Asking for Help

We all make mistakes and we all encounter problems when developing and testing our projects. There is no shame in this since it’s a fact of every Developers life.

There is no shame in asking for help. The only shame is not asking for help sooner!

Asking for help has many positive outcomes including:

  • Faster problem resolution
  • More team…


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One source of stress is a problem with no clear path for resolution

Think about it. Many times stress is the results from a problem which has no clear path for a resolution. The team is confronted at that point of maximum stress with even…

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