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Making Time To Act Deliberately

Leadership & Management

Making Time To Act Deliberately

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.

Karl Hughes

Karl Hughes

August 10, 2021 8 minute read

Respect and Ping Pong

Newsletter

Respect and Ping Pong

Don't kill office perks. But take care of the management fundamentals first.

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

August 6, 2021 2 minute read

Signs You Might Be a Bad Manager

Leadership & Management

Signs You Might Be a Bad Manager

Are you a bad manager? Learn to spot the behaviors that signal you might be, while you still have time to correct them.

Sabine Wojcieszak

Sabine Wojcieszak

August 3, 2021 11 minute read

Comparing Scrum, Kanban, and Lean Methodologies

Productivity & Estimation

Comparing Scrum, Kanban, and Lean Methodologies

There are multiple Agile approaches available to use, but when and how to use them depends on your product, team, and goals.

Linda Ikechukwu

Linda Ikechukwu

July 27, 2021 11 minute read

Making Remote Team Building Fun

Leadership & Management

Making Remote Team Building Fun

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.

Malte Stoever

Malte Stoever

July 20, 2021 7 minute read

How Does Your Framework Make You Feel?

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How Does Your Framework Make You Feel?

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...

Henry Poydar

Henry Poydar

July 16, 2021 2 minute read

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