One question to stop asking your team

Sep 28, 2017 | Newsletter

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This week: One question to stop asking your team, How do you set metrics?, Ten principles for growth as an engineer, Understanding accountability

 

How to be more specific when approaching employees

MANAGEMENT

One question to stop asking your team (and you’ve probably already asked it)

Claire Lew, CEO at Know Your Company, breaks down how this one (seemingly harmless) question is actually hurting your engineers and proposes a better way to approach it.

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A process for selecting metrics and how to effectively use them in technical teams

METRICS

How do you set metrics?

Julie Zhuo, VP of Product Design at Facebook, shares her process for selecting metrics and describes how to effectively use them in your team.

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how to accelerate learning as a software engineer

GROWTH

Ten principles for growth as an engineer

Dan Heller, Senior Software Engineer at Uber, compiles a list of practices that “lift a newly minted software engineer from amateur to professional.”

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Defining accountability and explaining how it translates to actions as a leader

LEADERSHIP

Understanding accountability

“Accountability” is commonly misused in both conversation and in practice. Lorenzo Pasqualis, Author of CoderHood, outlines the meaning of accountability and how it translates to your actions as a leader.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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