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Phil Karlton said, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things." In this episode, I'm not going to be talking about cache invalidation, but about the art of naming parts of your organization correctly.
Does being an executive necessarily mean that you have to manage a sizable organization in your company?
Too often, we're treating work planning the wrong way around.
Every engineer can tend this way or that.
Summer's here. Let's use it to flesh out some patches and hacks in your organization.
I say at the beginning of episodes that I'm helping you triple impact-per-engineer. What does it mean, actually?
Sprucing up your innovation quotient and lubricating your serendipity by introducing some entropy.
Here's an impactful tactic with an incredible ROI to make your management team better.
Let's talk about your personal role in what is going on around you.
Celebrating the 100th episode with 100 lessons picked from the previous episodes.
Join me to hear the story about the VP that knew it all, except for how to use his knowledge.
Wondering what an algorithm I read about as a teenager has to do with your day-to-day as an executive?
Are you making your team's creativity muscles slow atrophy?
Let's take someone with no experience and put them in charge of mission-critical systems. Did I just make you cringe?
Do you have a team of managers focusing on success, or do you have a zoo exhibiting all different types of management possible?
Is your organization just one big happy family? You know it isn't.
Are you playing find the loophole whenever you are presented with a new idea?
Life's too short for average.
Principal and staff engineers are so 2020, are you cultivating product engineers?
Are you idly waiting for little issues to become emergencies, or are you striking preemptively where needed?
Let's make a bias we're all suffering from more explicit.
What lessons can you learn from the onboarding Best Buy's CEO arranged for himself?
Time is a crucial part of making fine wine. But also in running your organization.
A special celebratory episode: The Tech Executive Operating System is coming out this week!
What did you just say?
Too many slam dunks are not always a good thing.
Sometimes, the root cause just isn't enough…
Are you investing in your most important asset?
What have you been waiting for?
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