What we REALLY do (Re: Technical Review Guidelines)

Subject: What we REALLY do (Re: Technical Review Guidelines)
From: JIMCHEVAL -at- AOL -dot- COM
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 1998 16:20:48 EDT

phillipsw -at- LUCENT -dot- COM writes:

<< getting the desired information is not a passive activity. Nor is it a one
shot deal - it is an incremental mining of the source.
Within the world of reduced cycle times, and tight budgets, reviewing someone
else's work ALWAYS ends up a low priority task for the SME. Only by working
one-on-one will you be able to champion your cause. >>

In envisioning some vulnerable young TW stepping into all this, fresh and
wide-eyed with their degree, ready to focus on WRITING, I realized the best
insight one could give them is in this quote from a great acting teacher:

"What hinders your task IS your task."
Sanford Meisner

How much time is spent (in how MANY professions) coming to terms with this
fundamental truth?

Jim Chevallier
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