People & Culture

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Monday Routines: Dave Gerhardt, VP of Marketing at Drift

Monday Routines: Dave Gerhardt, VP of Marketing at Drift

Welcome to another installment of “Monday Routines,” in which software people like you recount their Monday rituals. The goal is to peer into their day-to-day patterns and habits as they lead teams, collaborate, and deliver great software. Hopefully you’ll discover a tidbit or two to...

April 11, 2021 5 minute read

Monday Routines: Patrick Campbell, CEO of Price Intelligently

Monday Routines: Patrick Campbell, CEO of Price Intelligently

This is the third installment of “Monday Routines,” in which software people like you recount their Monday rituals. The goal is to peer into their day-to-day patterns and habits as they lead teams, collaborate, and deliver great software. Hopefully you’ll discover a tidbit or two...

January 1, 2021 4 minute read

7 Types of People You Need on Your Team

7 Types of People You Need on Your Team

They say teamwork makes the dream work. But can you actually create a dreamlike work environment with your teammates? Yes, absolutely. It is possible, but it won’t magically fall into place. You have to actively create the team you need. Here’s the thing: A lot...

December 1, 2020 7 minute read

Monday Routines: C. Todd Lombardo, Chief Design Strategist at Fresh Tilled Soil

Monday Routines: C. Todd Lombardo, Chief Design Strategist at Fresh Tilled Soil

This is the second installment of ‘Monday Routines’, in which software people like you recount their Monday rituals. The goal is to peer into their day-to-day patterns and habits as they lead teams, collaborate, and deliver great software. Hopefully you’ll discover a tidbit or two...

January 22, 2021 5 minute read

On Office Holiday Parties and Remote Teams

On Office Holiday Parties and Remote Teams

Have some kind of holiday/end-of-year activity with your remote team. Get them together physically if you can, but if you can’t there’s plenty of good substitutes. Encourage your team to volunteer for charitable work, and give them paid time off to do it.

December 2, 2020 4 minute read

Monday Routines: Mike Baukes, Co-CEO at Upguard

Monday Routines: Mike Baukes, Co-CEO at Upguard

This is the first installment of ‘Monday Routines’, in which software people like you recount their Monday rituals. The goal is to peer into their day-to-day patterns and habits as they lead teams, collaborate, and deliver great software. Hopefully you’ll discover a tidbit or two...

June 19, 2020 4 minute read

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