Sometimes things go right.
In my job there are often times when it gets very tedious. You spend a lot of time crossing Ts and dotting Is.
That’s because it’s all about detail and preparation. If you put the groundwork in then nine times out of ten things will go well. If you don’t then you’re in the lap of the gods.
Today things went well. We spent time getting detail right, practicing, testing and finally doing.
It was a boring job – migrating a clients chart of accounts from an old state of affairs to a new, shiny, tidy version.
The best compliment was when the users looked at me as though I was mad when I spent time walking the floor asking if everything was OK.
After all – why wouldn’t it be?