Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: management

60 bookmarks tagged “management

Staying on the path to high performing teams. | Irrational Exuberance
As a caveat, the system fix is to hire net-new people, increasing the overall capacity of the company. Sometimes folks instead attempt to capture more resources from existing company, and I’m pretty negative on that. People are not fungible, and generally folks end up in useful places, so I’m skeptical of reassigning existing folks to drive optimality. By nature, it’s also impossible for this kind of discussion to not become political, even when everyone involved has deep trust and r...

Competitive Analysis For Product Engineers | Stay SaaSy
In my experience, most professional software engineers in industry have little to no experience doing competitive analysis. That’s a shame, because competitive analysis is one of the most useful skills that an engineer can have.

Know your “One Job”, continued –
Holy macaroni batman, I was not expecting that post to ignite a shitstorm. It felt like a pretty straightforward observation: you were hired to do a job, you should do your best to do that job. Interestingly, the response was almost universally positive for the first 8 hours or so. But then the tide began…

Hello Kinopio – Kinopio
Kinopio is the visual thinking tool for new ideas and hard problems.

The Focus to Say No
Confusing speed and velocity causes trouble. When you say yes to something it should move you closer to your destination. Sometimes we say yes to things that just move us in a circle — we work hard but we don’t get anywhere.

Setting up personal OKR [JFM-2021] - hack(pravj) | Pravendra Singh
Here I write about my encounters on startups, product management, books, artificial intelligence, and other random observations.