The trap of sales-driven development

The trap of sales-driven development

✉️August 9, 2018
The trap of sales-driven development, What to do when a leader suddenly leaves (a short guide), How to leverage take-homes in your hiring process, Presenting to executives, The simple tool that revives employee motivation.

When being “helpful” is actually hurting

When being “helpful” is actually hurting

✉️July 26, 2018
When being “helpful” is actually hurting, Tools and processes, How to spark a leadership domino effect, The software engineer’s guide to interviewing software engineers, Cognitive bias and why performance management is so hard.

Lessons learned from interviewing 400+ engineers

Lessons learned from interviewing 400+ engineers

✉️July 5, 2018
Lessons learned from interviewing 400+ engineers, Building confidences as a CTO with data, Building and launching an enterprise-scale product, Finding ‘the best’ engineers for a task, How to fail as a new engineering manager

Building a first team mindset

Building a first team mindset

✉️June 28, 2018
Building a first team mindset, The theory of constraints’ “five focusing steps” in action, Your “high bar” is wrecking your team, Consumer vs Enterprise product management — Mind the difference?, When it comes to feedback, start with yourself

Managing and developing product managers

Managing and developing product managers

✉️June 21, 2018
Managing and developing product managers, Staying on the path to high-performing teams, 11 ways to get feedback from your most introverted employee, Why developers need to be able to identify technologies with staying power, Message filters: or, not getting it.

The step-by-step guide for leading a new team

The step-by-step guide for leading a new team

✉️June 7, 2018
The step-by-step guide for leading a new team, How to fix bugs that you can’t reproduce, “Bursty” communication can help remote teams thrive, Leading a software rewrite at your company.

Nine qualities of effective feedback

Nine qualities of effective feedback

✉️May 31, 2018
9 qualities of effective feedback, Reaching peak meeting efficiency, When your manager isn’t supporting you, build a Voltron, Fear and loathing in legacy code

27 things I learned about hiring in tech

27 things I learned about hiring in tech

✉️May 24, 2018
27 things I learned in tech from looking for a new engineering management role, How to make the most out of a team offsite, On being a senior engineer, Stop making “irreversible” engineering decisions.

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