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…