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On Stepping Away

Aaron Schlesinger
Oct 18, 2018 · 5 min read

What Happened

Before I left, I was micromanaging the project.

Recovery

I was sure that in the best case the community would move on without me

Coming Back

When I “disappeared”, I removed myself from the center and I was no longer suffocating everyone.

Today

Sometimes the best thing you can do is to step away.

THAT Conference

THAT Conference is your Summer Camp For Geeks.

Aaron Schlesinger

Written by

Gopher, containerizer, and Kubernetes-er

THAT Conference

THAT Conference is your Summer Camp For Geeks. The only family friendly polyglot community of geeks who've set out to change the world together.

Aaron Schlesinger

Written by

Gopher, containerizer, and Kubernetes-er

THAT Conference

THAT Conference is your Summer Camp For Geeks. The only family friendly polyglot community of geeks who've set out to change the world together.

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