Endings and Beginnings

It is always an interesting time when finishing one project and enter into another. There is when I now find myself. The project I am finishing goes live tomorrow and the next one kicks off in two weeks. As a project ends I often want to say good riddance, but I am always excited as the next one gets underway. The last phase of a project requires a great deal of tedious, repetitive testing and retesting, many long days a weekends. Getting a new project going requires a lot of study, research and question asking. It requires that a team get into the nuances of a situation or circumstance as it currently is and ponder how it might be. I find this end of a project incredibly exciting. Now, how to constructively deal with the other end…?