The Grind

Is the grind good, bad, or more complex than we imagine?

My first project in the tech industry was to create a sales system. It did not seem complex at first. It was a bunch of tables that had customers, companies, deals, and activities. The idea was to help the reps keep track of their deals and customer activities more efficiently. Basically it was a CRM or customer relationship management system.

As someone with little real world experience building apps, I thought how hard could it be? I started talking to the sales reps and they wanted…

--

--

--

Thoughts on developers, digital transformation, startups, community building & engineering culture. Author is Mark Birch @ AWS 👉 https://twitter.com/marksbirch

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Those That Hire: I’ve Flunked You.

Gustavo Iwanaga — The 5 What

【TMR internship】Some Reflection on My Life in TMR

Workers Are Flexing Their Muscles

How to Ask for Help: 10 Simple Rules

The Wisdom of Burnout

Staying Calm in Your Career Even During an Outbreak

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
DEV.BIZ.OPS

DEV.BIZ.OPS

Thoughts on developers, digital transformation, startups, community building & engineering culture. Author is Mark Birch @ AWS 👉 https://twitter.com/marksbirch

More from Medium

Remote Work is NOT everyone’s future

Building a Company Culture

Making Consultants & Contractors part of the permanent team: focusing on talent rather than…

Managing a fully remote team