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My boss has no technical skills and often asks me to do tasks that are impossible in the time frame they provide. How do I tell them politely to start being realistic?

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You shouldn't have to be polite when it comes to things like this. Just be straightforward!

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Agree. They probably don't even know it's unreasonable because they aren't tech savvy enough to realize

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Do you have an sort of process? In addition to telling them at a specific moment that their estimate is unrealistic, add task estimation to your process so you & other technical folks can be included in that.

Just you or your teammates included?

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