1:1s are one of the most important tools you have as a manager. Use this template to create a shared agenda with your team member or manager to easily track decisions, topics, actions.
April 1, 20212 minute read
Team handbooks make it easy for everyone to know how your team works. Use this template to create one for your team.
April 1, 20215 minute read
Good morning and happy Friday. As we get (hopefully) closer to the end of the pandemic and the return to “normal,” it’s pretty clear that many aspects of distributed or remote work are here to stay. Among the big tech giants, Facebook and Twitter have...
March 25, 20212 minute read
Make sure you're getting the most out of your one-on-one meetings with this simple guide.
March 15, 20217 minute read
Hi friend! Greetings and happy Friday. As a developer myself, I am continually drawn to new technologies and frameworks. It’s exciting to learn and apply new things. And it’s hard to buckle down and grind away on older code when I just saw a promising...
March 11, 20212 minute read
Hi friend and TGIF, where you get to finish up work for the weekend and then, well, most likely hang out in the same place where you work. Hang in there. This week I’ve been thinking a bit about miscommunication. Odds are that it is...
February 25, 20212 minute read
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