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How “Progression Syndrome” Can All Too Easily Lead To Management

It’s an avoidable trap, but far too many software engineers are caught by it.

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I’ve theorised a new kind of syndrome within the grand game of software engineering that is similar to the already known to be widespread Imposter Syndrome and I’m going to officially christen it “Progression Syndrome”.




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Dr Stuart Woolley

Dr Stuart Woolley

Worries about the future. Way too involved with software. Likes coffee, maths, and . Would prefer to be in academia. SpaceX, Twitter, and Overwatch fan.

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