As a leader, making time to act deliberately, plan long-term projects, and prioritize problems that need to be solved are among your most important functions. Neglecting them will harm your team much more than being a little slow to respond to emails and messages.
August 10, 20218 minute read
Don't kill office perks. But take care of the management fundamentals first.
August 6, 20212 minute read
Are you a bad manager? Learn to spot the behaviors that signal you might be, while you still have time to correct them.
August 3, 202111 minute read
There are multiple Agile approaches available to use, but when and how to use them depends on your product, team, and goals.
July 27, 202111 minute read
On remote teams, it can be tough to build camaraderie, trust, and psychological safety. The goods news is there are many fun ways you can bring your team closer and build relationships, even while remote.
July 20, 20217 minute read
Over the years, I’ve been a part of many decisions (and lively debates) around the choice of software development libraries, tools, and frameworks. Many variables feed into these decisions, but more often than not, they are all quantifiable: integration costs, licensing costs, training costs, support...
July 16, 20212 minute read
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