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Subject:The last minute crunch From:Samuel Choy <schoy -at- us -dot- ibm -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 28 Aug 2003 12:44:37 -0500
I had a big deadline last week. I got it done on time, but by golly, I had
to work a gazillion hours of overtime the last two weeks to accomplish it.
It seems that with just about every deadline I have, I go through the last
minute crush. And it doesn't seem to matter how well I planned the doc. I
felt that I had planned this last doc very well. Does that happen to any
of you? Or am I just an idiot when it comes to scheduling? If any of you
has a technique to avoid around the last minute crush, or a way of planning
for the unplannable, or a crystal ball to see the unforeseen, I'd like to
hear about it .