Take care of your people
Take care of yourself
There's a big difference between conversation and snarky quips.
A chat about indirect vs. direct conflict, what passive aggression is and isn't, and some tips for responding to folks who manipulate others indirectly.
Give credit where credit is due
The tip: Be a grownup.
Understanding the end goals--the motivation--of your clients, or yourself, allow you to make the small decisions in ways that serve the goal, rather than potentially fighting it.
Spoiling yourself to avoid burnout
Small, measurable, manageable commitments help people like me move toward their goals.
It turns out, it's perfectly OK to specialize in a certain tech. Who knew!