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Do Repeat Yourself

Coding lore says we shouldn't repeat ourselves. Sometimes we should. Sometimes we should!

Seeking Assurances

If you're trying to ensure that everything is bolted down before starting your journey, you'll eventually realize you never really get going.

Timeliness

You are likely optimizing your team's time incorrectly.

Foot Out the Door

Are you acting with a foot out the door?

Ownership Cultivation

For changes to stick, your people really have to own them.

Clearing Vision

Hey, it's just a startup, right? You're not supposed to have a vision a year into the future! Or should you?

Seeing Red

Someone made a mistake, and you're all wound up. Whatcha gonna do?

Seeing in Color

As I work more with CEOs and CPOs, I see that we tend to view our counterparts in black and white. How about some color?

Grown Up Conversations

Let's talk about things like adults.

Personal Growth Attention

Your team's doing good, but how about you?

Breaking Momentum

Sometimes, going with the momentum is bad, especially for you, personally.

Fear of Accountability

You're not afraid of your own accountability, but are you holding your team accountable?

Bursting Bubbles

*Pop* It's time that you go outside of your little cocoon and see what is going on around you.

Choosing Yourself First

It is counterintuitive for many leaders to realize that they have to prioritize themselves for the rest of the team to be effective.

Universe Elasticity

As you gain more altitude in your role, you should use the better vision that comes with it.

Bright Spots

If you're feeling like all the wind has been knocked out of you as you're approaching another challenge, consider finding the bright spots first.

Growing Up

Sometimes we've got to grow up.

Staffing Your Team

Hiring people is probably taking up a significant portion of your and your managers' time. Are you doing it correctly?

Permission to Focus

This week's episode is a quick coaching session to help you achieve more.

Immutable Organizations

Immutability is all the rage in tech, but that's where it should be left.

The Captain Planet Megazord

There are some critical aspects that make for the difference between a glorified manager and a genuine executive.

It's Never Too Early

Are you leading your people or are you more of a driving instructor?

Directionless CTOs

They say that when you don't know where you're heading, no wind is a good wind. Are you a directionless CTO?

Tech Debt as Offensive Weapon

Tech debt doesn't have to be something we're afraid of.

Making Use of Common Sense

Is your common sense filter too sensitive? Are you listening to that little nagging voice in your too often?

OKR Pitfalls

It's OKR season, but are you doing it right?

Valuing Your Time

How much is an hour of your time really worth?

Redefining Success

How your team's definition of success might be setting them up to fail.

What Are Your Intentions?

When you don't know where you're headed, no wind is a good wind.

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