Today... felt like two steps forward, one step back.
I managed to do some hands on time improving a prototype; which actually had a few small BKE things - where seeing something made me think something made me see a potentially better way to do it. So, I guess I should consider that progress. In a way it's almost frustrating, because it has that "tip of my tongue" sort of feeling right now. I think I need to sleep on it and see what happens. The interesting part of this to me, is that until I started typing about my results for today - I didn't actually realize I had experienced BKEs or articulated (even in my head) why the steps forward I'd taken left me feeling dissatisfied... I guess thats why I need to write things out! :-)
Conversely, I went to do the 'requesting' work today, and got a lot of psychological push back that "this isn't really something I need to be interested in, after all, it only really impacts your team"; which isn't exactly uplifting and motivating. *wry grin* However, on the opposite end of the spectrum, two different people actually wanted to deep dive into the functionality of the system as it is today, so I think they'll have a much better space from which to provide feedback at a later time.
Did bring the book home (one of them) last night to read, but didn't get there at all. I guess that one will take a bit more focus, or maybe a bit more time. That particular piece may be more of a weekend thing, because then it doesn't feel like an extension of my work day...Have to think on that some more.