Boston Chronicles Day 7: Bootcamp’s almost done, now the real stress begins

Friday’s Bootcamp session was noticeably different from other days because of it was the first day 100% technical work was requested. I took it from a slightly different angle though, since the earlier days in the week gave some valuable lessons, so during the technical sessions I attempted to apply some of these “lessons learnt”. I’m afraid I have a long way to go when it comes to being an effective team member, while it started out quite well, the energy from Thursday was not quite there again. Going through academia for so many years, we are taught that winning means the success of one individual, in the real world this rule is so wrong. Winning, I’ve realised, means the success of the team to come together as a cohesive unit. Great teams are built, not born (more…)