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The Thoughtful Leader's Guide to Managing a Remote Team

The Thoughtful Leader's Guide to Managing a Remote Team

Ever been on a great distributed or remote team before? Everyone gets along, solid products are built and big challenges are faced head-on. You enjoy the day-to-day, learn a ton and routinely feel a warm sense of accomplishment. You even perk up for business-related emails...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

June 5, 2021 19 minute read

The Essential Guide to Tuning Slack for Team Productivity

The Essential Guide to Tuning Slack for Team Productivity

Let’s face it - Slack can be too noisy. Through my own personal quest to optimize my use of Slack I discovered there are many settings and adjustments you can play with to fine tune Slack so that it’s still very useful, but not as...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

January 4, 2021 13 minute read

The Keys to a Successful Project - Simple Guidelines for Project Planners and Managers

The Keys to a Successful Project - Simple Guidelines for Project Planners and Managers

Thanks for checking out our guide on the keys to managing a successful project. We’ll lay out the fundamental keys to running a successful software project and provide you with the techniques to use in your own work.  Topics covered in this guide: Critical Questions Scheduling...

Michael Karampalas

Michael Karampalas

January 3, 2021 25 minute read

Henry Poydar

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