✉️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.
✉️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.
✉️July 26, 2018
Some thoughts on interviewing and why we do it, A strategic case for Waterfall development, A “systems thinking” approach to leading software teams, Tips for hiring managers, How to handle a needy employee.
✉️July 19, 2018
Troubleshooting on a distributed team without losing common ground, How HelloFresh reorganized its teams to scale twentyfold, Engineering ladders at Meetup, Why developers get frustrated, and What’s the ideal “team” size?
✉️July 12, 2018
Are you working in the right part of the product life cycle?, The last line effect, 5 pieces of advice for new tech leads, Towards productive technical discussions, 5 red flags signaling your rebuild will fail.
✉️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
✉️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
✉️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.
✉️June 14, 2018
A voight-kampff test for identifying engineering managers, Good pressure – bad pressure, The myth of many hands, Culture! Ship it! Go!, A new definition of work ethic.
✉️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.
✉️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
✉️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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