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  1. The Personal Touch

    Years ago, I moved in with an uncle who was working in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park immediately following college. While I was looking for a first job in my profession I earned money by working as a bartender and server at a casual restaurant in Raleigh. I had a great time, it was fun - especially working the weekday lunch shifts. We were a tight group that had liked each other and often spent time together outside of work. Often the time between a lunch and evening shift was spent...
  2. Creating a positive error culture

    How confident do you feel to make a mistake at work? This seems to be a hard question for many people. We really dislike making mistakes and much more if it is noticed by others. But if mistakes are one of the bests ways of learning, why are we always afraid about it?This is mostly because we live in a negative error culture. Since we are kids, we learn that making errors is bad. Gerd Gigerenzer, in his book “Risk Savvy: How to make good decisions”, gives a great example: Having surgery error and...
  3. Digital Nomads Can Manage Teams, And Manage To See The World

    You always read about those individuals who travel the world, freelancing their tanned asses away, enviously concluding that it is easy for them; they must be alone and well off, while you have a spouse and a dog, or a kid or two, along with a whole team of people working with you. You can’t imagine how it would even work if you didn’t come to the office every day and have your daily stand-ups with the team, and then have lunches together and gossip about the latest developments in the endless iOS...
  4. Soft Skills Index - January 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for jobs mentioning various Soft Skills in the technology marketplace. The data is taken from the Gooroo.io analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting...
  5. A simple tool for reflection

    I’m a tool/model addict and anything which makes my thinking easier is a bonus. I sometimes struggle with forming my thoughts into cohesive structures, so I find models an invaluable additional to my arsenal.I want to introduce people to a very simple tool you can use to help continually improve your team and what they do. Just like you have Continuous Integration for your software development process, teams should have continuous improvement as part of their normal behaviours as well.Most agile...
  6. Soft Skills Index - April 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for jobs mentioning various Soft Skills in the technology marketplace. The data is taken from the Gooroo.io analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting...
  7. Soft Skills Index - March 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for jobs mentioning various Soft Skills in the technology marketplace. The data is taken from the Gooroo.io analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting...
  8. Soft Skills Index - February 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for jobs mentioning various Soft Skills in the technology marketplace. The data is taken from the Gooroo.io analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting...
  9. Why not every software defect is a technical bug

    >“The single most common source of leadership failure we’ve been able to identify — in politics, community life, business, or the nonprofit sector — is that people, especially those in positions of authority, treat adaptive challenges like technical problems.”>Heifetz, Linsky – Leadership on the LineWhen managing or leading a technical team, or being a person within a technical role, we can often fall into the trap of dealing with every problem the same way we would a defect or a broken arm.
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