Leadership & Management
On the list of ways to generate a guaranteed negative knee-jerk reaction from an engineer, I offer a single word: process.
"At HubSpot, the software company where I worked for almost two years, when you got fired, it was called 'graduation.' "
The word Agile has come to be somewhat meaningless, which is why it’s time to move on from it.
Congratulations, you’ve hired 1,000 designers. What’s next?
If left unchecked, many problems can spiral out of control and become costly management debt
“When I first started managing engineers, I became a different kind of troublemaker. I thought my job was to get people to do stuff for me. That really shook the beehive. Instead of focusing on how someone was going to get something done for me, I should have been figuring out how we were all going to do something together.”
"Disclaimer: This is a story about my interview experience in the tech industry. No personal names will be used to preserve anonymity. The title refers to the industry as a whole, not to any particular company."