Time flies when your having fun. So they say. Time flies when you have a lot of work to do. Boy, does it fly then, so that you’re on deadline and rushing to get things done. Sometimes you leave things for later. Later comes way too soon and again it’s the rush to get on things. Then you have work piling up and soon it’s way out of control and you just have to pull things off of the schedule or find a way to pull off everything in a quicker fashion. It’s always hard not to let quality slide and cut corners to squeeze it all through. If this is the normal progression of events then what happens when something disruptive comes along and throws it all out of whack? That’s a rhetorical question. As loathe as I sometimes am to do it, I will cancel updates on sites. I certainly did it to make time for the magazine. I do it two different months in the year too, just to get certain work done, and of course have some time off–though of course I just work on different stuff then.
Scheduling has been on my mind a lot lately as I try to bring new projects online and release additional items in the store. I’ll even admit that I’ve been a little lax on the back end of things, and that only does my schedule more harm as suggested above. The thing is, it’s also me that is missing out with what isn’t done. The reason I do the tags, and even over-tag as some might suggest is because I want handy reference to what I’ve put down on any and all given topics. It’s helpful on both sides of the fence. Back to schedules and failing them, I don’t like the idea of messing with release dates, so those projects get priority. Sometimes it seems like all sort of products from other companies get delayed. For some companies it’s par for the course even. A lot of people don’t understand how it can happen, but I do, even if I push hard not to be like that. Then like that, something is ready for ascendance… like this entry I wasn’t sure I had time to do.
P.S. Don’t forget to come back next week for guest blogger Neil Colquhoun.
Music: Bring Your Daughter… ….To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden.