Staying on the path to high performing teams. | Irrational Exuberancelethain.com/durably-excellent-teams/
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 SaaSystaysaasy.com/product/2021/05/02/competition.html
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.
White women are the most dangerous upholders of white supremacy in Silicon Valley, and holding them accountable could cost you your career, your community, and your sanity. | by Britt Caldwell | Apr, 2021 | Mediumbrittwcaldwell.medium.com/white-women-are-the-most-dangerous-upholders-of-white-supremacy-in-silicon-valley-and-holding-ee62b2ec1bc1
Maslow's pyramid of code review | dein.frdein.fr/2015-02-18-maslows-pyramid-of-code-review.html
Maslow's pyramid can help us think about what great code reviews look like.
If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Workhbr.org/2016/12/if-your-boss-could-do-your-job-youre-more-likely-to-be-happy-at-work
Technical competence matters for managers.
How to Deal with Difficult People on Software Projectshowtodeal.dev/
Software is easy. People are hard.
Know your “One Job”, continued – charity.wtfcharity.wtf/2021/03/09/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…
What does sponsorship look like? | Lara Hoganlarahogan.me/blog/what-sponsorship-looks-like/
Illustration by Catt Small
Things your manager might not knowjvns.ca/blog/things-your-manager-might-not-know/
Things your manager might not know
Hello Kinopio – Kinopiokinopio.club/
Kinopio is the visual thinking tool for new ideas and hard problems.
The Focus to Say Nofs.blog/2011/09/steve-jobs-saying-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 Singhhackpravj.com/blog/personal-okr-2021-plan/
Here I write about my encounters on startups, product management, books, artificial intelligence, and other random observations.
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A system to organise projects.
How to answer questions in a helpful wayjvns.ca/blog/answer-questions-well/
How to answer questions in a helpful way