Great app creation can seem elusive when everyone is coming to you with different requirements. The pressure can be so intense and the timelines so short that you’re tempted to take shortcuts. Do that, however, and you might end up experiencing the 5 stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.

Instead, take a deep breath. Smile at everyone asking for “just one more thing.” Remind yourself that there are 4 stages of great mobile app creation. Yes, you know you know them. But, they’ve gotten a little lost in the shuffle. In fact, you might have tried to skip one or two to speed things up. That can lead to trouble.

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