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How to Introduce an Activity as a Facilitator

05 Oct 2021

At some point in one’s career in tech, you’ll wind up leading a meeting and need people to take part in some facilitation activity. That might be a retrospective or an activity where you hold a vote. If you’ve ever felt awkward introducing the activity, here’s a step-by-step way to do it next time.

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How I Define a Team

21 Sep 2021

Team is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot and sadly often means individuals assigned to work in close proximity. Since I specialize in building teams, I have a very different definition.

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What Recruiters Don’t Tell You

07 Sep 2021

At some point everyone in tech works with external recruiters, but there are things the recruiter won’t tell you that makes a big difference. They aren’t developers, they change your resume, and they’ve never worked at these places all shape how you should interpret their actions and set expectations.

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