"Congratulations, you're fired!"

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Load up your instapaper or pocket queue with articles from Issue 8 of Herding Cats, a curated newsletter for people who lead software teams.

Dan Lyons is out with a new book describing his experience with colleagues and management at HubSpot, and the reviews are in. Sobering, funny and unfortunately very common. A must read if you are in a leadership role in tech.

We’ve also included a few gems on project management, building great software, and disrupting organizational structures. Finally, in the “slightly off-topic category”, a suprising look at how deeply all sectors of our economy will be affected by self-driving trucks.

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