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Business leadership in times of violence – Nicole Sanchez – Medium
In the past few years, I’ve been in the position to lead inside companies while major events, all with racism at their core, have unfolded in the news. From the unrelenting videos of police violence…
june 2018 by jiffyclub
The Ideal Praise-to-Criticism Ratio
It’s the secret to high-performing teams — and strong marriages.
may 2018 by jiffyclub
How Patreon Levels Engineers – art/work —behind the scenes at patreon
Today we are excited to share Patreon’s revamped Engineering Leveling Guide. In Patreon’s early years, we had little in the way of objective criteria for leveling engineers. We’ve come a long way…
tech  management  career  culture 
april 2018 by jiffyclub
Engineering Growth Framework – Medium
Documentation for Medium’s professional growth framework
november 2017 by jiffyclub
Ruthless Prioritization – The Black Box of Product Management
Prioritization means doing the things that are most important first. If you build products, it means doing the things that create the most customer value first. In my experience, the craft of making…
prioritization  product  project-management  tech  management 
october 2017 by jiffyclub
re:Work - Guide: Understand team effectiveness
Fostering psychological safety can help teams perform and innovate, Google found while trying to understand what makes team great.
management  tech 
october 2017 by jiffyclub
Crash Override Network // For Employers
What to do if your employee is being targeted by online abuse.
august 2017 by jiffyclub
Managering in Terrible Times | Lara Hogan
These are terrible times. You may be facing these events head-on as a member of a marginalized group or as an ally, and if you’re a manager, you likely have direct reports who are doing the same.

august 2017 by jiffyclub
Decisions – Camille Fournier – Medium
One of the things that often frustrates individual contributors (ICs) about getting promoted is the vague notion of impact. What do we really look for in impact? Do we truly expect an early-career…
management  engineering  tech 
june 2017 by jiffyclub
Managing high potential people – daniel debow – Medium
My last post about how to be an effective early-stage employee got a big response.

Managers responded with questions. They wanted to know how to manage high potential employees. I got calls from…
june 2017 by jiffyclub
How to Make Sure Your Organization is Constantly Getting Better: Part 2 – The Ready – Medium
In Part 1 of this series I shared a couple ideas people within organizations need to have to make ongoing transformation a reality: “knowing the difference between working in and working on your…
management  organization 
december 2016 by jiffyclub
In Praise of the Incomplete Leader
No leader is perfect. The best ones don’t try to be—they concentrate on honing their strengths and find others who can make up for their limitations.
leadership  management 
december 2016 by jiffyclub
Questions for our first 1:1 | Lara Hogan
In the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of kicking off lots of new reporting relationships with both engineers and engineering managers. Over time, I’ve learned that getting some particular data during an initial 1:1 can be really helpful, as I can refer back to the answers as I need to give a person feedback, recognize them, and find creative ways to support them. Most of these I’ve stolen from some really amazing Etsy coworkers.

october 2016 by jiffyclub
The Conjoined Triangles of Senior-Level Development - The Frontside
The Frontside is an Ember software consultancy based in Austin, TX. We use Ember.js to build dynamic, rich web applications that make people happy.
management  hiring  tech 
july 2016 by jiffyclub
The Principles of Quantum Team Management | First Round Review
Instagram Head of Engineering James Everingham walks us through a different approach to management, drawing on science and machine-building.
management  leadership  teams 
july 2016 by jiffyclub
18F — 18F’s best practices for making distributed teams work
18F employees live all over the country, which means it's normal for the members of a project team to be spread across multiple cities. Because our teams are distributed, we've developed certain strategies for working well as a collaborative operation.
management  remote  tech  work 
october 2015 by jiffyclub
Most HR Data Is Bad Data - HBR
Managers are terrible at rating people’s performance.
management  managing 
june 2015 by jiffyclub
Unconscious bias at work | Google Ventures
Unconscious biases are created and reinforced by our environments and experiences. Our mind is constantly processing information, oftentimes without our conscious awareness. When we are moving fast or lack all the data, our unconscious biases…
bias  diversity  management  hiring 
may 2015 by jiffyclub
Kitchen Soap – On Being A Senior Engineer
I think that there’s a lot of institutional knowledge in our field, especially about what makes for a productive engineer. But while there are a good deal of books in the management field about “expert” roles and responsibilities of non-technical individual contributors, I don’t see too many modern books or posts that might shed light…
career  engineering  management  programming  tech 
may 2015 by jiffyclub

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