Leaving the rat race - Part 1

Why it is okay not fall for the FOMO cycle

Uwe Friedrichsen

12 minute read

Abandoned boat in a pond

Recently I got a comment in a brief Twitter discussion that really made me think. I emphasized I think, developers also need to have at least some understanding of the business problems they solve 1. Besides quite some agreement, I also got the following comment (analogously, not literally): “Developers are so busy keeping their IT skills sharp. They do not have time to bother with anything else.”