With great responsibility should come great power. Use it.
I often am asked about what defines the best tech executives I work with.
Are you engineers just spending their time in another Zoom, or are they providing impact?
Motivation is the basis for successful force-multipliers.
Managers and executives, what's the difference really?
Each generation stands on the shoulders of the generation that came before it.
A robust culture is one of the tenets for creating a world-class engineering team.
Comfort zones. They're comfy—but you shouldn't allow yourself or your team to get too comfy.
This week we’re talking about setting a direction for yourself and your team, along with a short self-assessment from my coaching toolkit.
You can't create the perfect company, but you cannot give simply give up as well.
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ― Douglas Adams.
How well done should your opinions be?
Stop being reactive and take control of your day.
Where do you get your tech advice from?
How should you go about that first time you're hiring for a new kind of position that you have no idea about?
Gaining strategic alignment throughout your team will allow you to leap forward.
How to get the heroes you deserve?
We've all been talking too much about remote work. Yet, it seems not enough of us grok the fact that remote works!
Don't fight windmills when you have a big change to push for.
When your team is suffering from an engineering vacuum, they will eventually do their best to compensate for it. How can you make sure they do the right thing?
We are now transitioning to an even tougher situation that simply everyone working from home.
Let's discuss perfect teams and other legendary creatures.
Engineering force multipliers, at different levels in your organization, can provide you with a huge boost and propel your team forward. How do you cultivate them?
Managing your employees is the easy part.
In the game of politics, you either win or you die?
Failure is not an option… or is it?
Sometimes you need to have words with someone. Let's talk about that talk.
A Coronavirus special: a premier on bootstrapping your company's remote work.
You might be great at debugging code issues, but how good are you at debugging your team?
When you start serving your team instead of it serving the business.
It's your responsibility to help your colleagues in the business make informed decisions.
Are you teaching your people to become helpless?
Is your organization learning and improving as fast as it could?
There's always a first time, how do you use it properly to grow?
Before taking action, make sure it's backed by the right evidence.
As your organization grows, you have to grow as well.
Are you creating an unbalanced organizational chart for no good reason?
Feedback loops: cultivation, measurement, and optimization.