A quote from "Going Full Pascal" by Michael Lopp (a.k.a @rands):

Delegation is an art. When handing off a set of work to another human, it needs to feel like support, not avoidance. Well-executed delegation feels like a vote of confidence. Poor delegation looks like abdication. Great, my manager just handed me a disaster. Now what? Poor delegation re-enforces the perception that managers are out of touch and unaware of what is going on.
Going Full Pascal
First-year of college at UCSC. First computer science class. Introduction to Programming. The language: Pascal. Failed it. Failed it badly. Knew I was going to fail it halfway through the class. This was my chosen profession. I’d been a grocery store clerk, a butcher, a video store clerk, the guy

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