Leadership & Management
Christian M. Mackeprang uses Rubix cubes, Einstein, and the stock market to explain the challenges of estimating software projects. How often do you and your team run into "unexpected complexity"?
Hunter Walk of Homebrew takes a look at Google's research into what makes high functioning teams successful. They found what distinguishes the good teams from the dysfunctional groups is how teammates treat one another. Does your team behave this way?
Kate Matsudaira discusses what she's learned about management, including the biggest mistake that most people make, recommended books, and key habits of successful managers.
Change and growth are always awkward. Does that mean your 1:1s should be too? Mark Rabkin of Facebook describes his unusual approach to 1:1s and offers tips to help you "embrace the awkward."
Jason Fried of Basecamp says what we're all thinking: "Status meetings are the worst kinds of meetings. Eliminate them and you’ll actually know more, save a pile of money, and regain dozens of hours a month." We couldn't agree more.