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Julie Zhou, Product Design VP at Facebook, explores the four ‘routes’ to becoming a new manager (“your team is growing” or “you’re managing an existing team”)—and distills advice tailored to each path.
Software Roles and Titles
10 Lessons Learned Conducting Code Reviews
Jacque Shrag, Lead Developer at CSIS, shares a collection of lessons learned on making reviews effective. Among her list are observations such as “Start broad and then dig into details” and “Establish what you’re expecting.”
Understanding Speed and Velocity: Saying “NO” to the Non-Essential
“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.” Here are three ways to increase your velocity at work.