Leadership & Management
Is your calendar packed? Looking for things to take off your to-do list? In this article, John Cutler shares some of the biggest time sucks he has experienced as a product manager. Check it out and learn what to stop wasting your time on.
A sudden spike in people leaving your team or company can be terrifying and likely indicates bigger, underlying problems. Don't bury your head in the sand, address the problems head on. Niko Canner explains how to get at the root causes of people leaving and what you can do to fix things.
"Play is freedom within constraint, which means improvising, tinkering, disputing the rules and debating the scoreline. It’s the sublime moment of skill before the score, the thrill of the chase. If we do live in a simulation, whoever designed it was a genius — because they knew that pleasure isn’t the point. We keep score so that we can play; we don’t play in order to have scores to keep. What should you be doing with as much of your time as you can manage?" - Tom Chatfield
Transitioning from engineer to manager is challenging, but becoming a manager of managers is even harder. In this article, Brian Scanlan of Intercom looks back on his journey from engineer to a manager of managers and shares some important lessons he learned along the way.