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10 Ways IT Employees are Different from Everyone Else - 'Failure is normal to geeks.'

 
 
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What it means: In IT only about a quarter of projects are completed on time and as specified. Technologists in the business accept this as a fact of life, and people who manage them should as well A manager who walks in the door saying 'Failure is not an option' risks being branded a goat, because failure is always an option, Glen says. This type of manager also risks costing an organization oodles of money when the staff delays telling him or her a project is unfeasible for fear of the reaction.

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