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The product is usable and a delay can be explained by adding the new features. Go live and promise an upgrade. The client can surely live with a 1.5 second delay in the interim , as long as you promise a fix. As a customer, I am quiet used to hearing "the @~£$! computer is slow today", and getting my car 1.5 seconds sooner is not really going to cause me to ...


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Should you tell people right away about a significant schedule change? Yes. Why? There's a principle of business and engineering excellence. The Principle of Least Surprise. Communicate to avoid surprising people. Always. If you make it known that you're facing a problem, it stops being just your problem. The people depending on you can plan ahead for ...


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From the comments, you've clarified that the product is 100% usable. Therefore you have delivered it onetime. I would frame it, not as a bug but the potential to add value. I don't think there is any need to move the meeting forward, but it really depends on the relationship you have with the client and whether you think it will be really important. They ...


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You're definitely in a tough spot right now. You will get through this. You can be sure of that. Some observations: You're not alone. Almost everybody goes through this kind of self-doubt once in a while. It seems to you like you're flailing, but some of that is in your head. You're not failing. You're struggling. They are different things. You can almost ...


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This sounds like your first position. Your boss is being unfair, whether knowingly or not is hard to tell. Don't let her impact on your mental health any more than you can help it. Do the job to the best of your ability, if you get let go then the bosses expectations were unrealistic for a new employee. But don't blame yourself, so long as you tried your ...


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You are overwhelmed. Your workload is too large/disorganised and as such you are unable to manage the amount of work you are expected to do in the time allocated for your role. First; talk to your boss. I know they've helped you and they are the 'best boss you've had' and probably helped you in your role/career numerous times and that you feel like you don'...


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