Search
Tweets

Entries in management (5)

Tuesday
Jan182011

The Tragic Treadmill of "Good"

Here is a checklist of indicators that you are on that tragic treadmill…on the hard path to something good, rather than the joyful path to something great.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov172010

Top 10 Faulty Feature Justification Phrases

The top ten list of characteristic phrases used to justify inclusion of a feature, which are often flimsy, worrisome, and downright dangerous. There’s also some guidance for how to deal with each situation.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov022010

Dealing with "Bad" Managers

Seems like there’s an epidemic of “bad” managers in tech. Here’s how to deal with them.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Sep222010

Warning signs of "not-so-greatness" in a developer

If you're trying to figure out whether the developer you are working with is great or not-so-great, here are some dead giveaways.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Jul062010

Support, Structure, Challenge

These are the things that I (and everyone) need from our work environment (including the people around us): Support: The resources, authority, and external validation necessary to enable me to get the job done. Structure: Definition of what, when, who and how that constrain (and therefore guide) me in getting my job done. Challenge: Some amount of newness, unknowness, and audaciousness that makes this edgy for me.

Click to read more ...