The Status Hero Blog

Articles and resources to help teams communicate effectively, remove distractions, and work better together.

On Meetings and Wasting Time

Productivity & Estimation

On Meetings and Wasting Time

Human progress comes from collaboration. People don’t hate meetings necessarily, they just hate having their time wasted.

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

February 26, 2022 3 minute read

Supercharge Your Team’s Check-Ins with Zapier

Product Updates

Supercharge Your Team’s Check-Ins with Zapier

Use our new Zapier integration to connect Status Hero with thousands of apps and tools your team uses everyday.

February 25, 2022 2 minute read

Case Study: CodersRank

Case Studies

Case Study: CodersRank

CodersRank analyzes public data from sources like Github and Stack Overflow so you can see how you stack up against software developers across the world.

December 11, 2021 3 minute read

Serving a static blog from a subdirectory with Cloudflare Workers

Engineering

Serving a static blog from a subdirectory with Cloudflare Workers

When we first published our blog a couple of years back, we decided to use Jekyll. It’s simple, Ruby-based, established, and it does this one job really well. We’ve stuck with it. According to the experts, there’s an SEO edge to hosting your blog in...

October 10, 2021 2 minute read

Rock Stars vs. Superstars

Leadership & Management

Rock Stars vs. Superstars

You need a good mix of growth trajectory and ambition in your team. Keep the reliable rock stars on your team happy by offering them the same pay and respect given the fast-growing superstars offered more responsibility and promotions.

Michael Karampalas

Michael Karampalas

October 5, 2021 4 minute read

16 of the Best Talks on Product Management, Jobs-to-be-Done, Lean, and Discovery

Product Management

16 of the Best Talks on Product Management, Jobs-to-be-Done, Lean, and Discovery

At Status Hero, we regularly share and watch product development talks as a team. They help us expand our approaches and challenge ourselves to do better. Here are 16 of our team’s favorites on product management, jobs-to-be-done, lean, and discovery. Product Management Product Strategy: Revisited...

September 28, 2021 6 minute read

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