08 Nov 2023
I recently finished my newsletter series on how I build high-performing software teams, and in that process, I recalled many moments from my career. One of those memories is a big part of my leadership style and what I want to share today.
25 Apr 2022
We often have to explain an idea in a way that gets people to share the same context quickly. Without that shared context, people spend quite a lot of time asking questions to fill in mental gaps instead of working on the issue.
10 Jan 2022
Well, it’s 2022, and I took a break from writing for the past few months. It was a mistake, but I’m trying to correct that with this first article of the year.
15 Jul 2021
Eventually you won’t know how to answer a question in an interview. In this article I walk through three alternatives to saying “I don’t know” that give much better results.
17 Mar 2021
New project with new technology? This article using test-driven development (TDD) to learn and deliver under pressure.
12 Nov 2020
Some time ago, I was on a coaching call, and I noticed that they were getting frustrated as they talked more and more about all the work they weren’t getting done. I remarked that they seemed to be frustrated, and they then expressed that they keep putting everything off, and all this procrastination is killing them.