Wikipedia: Test-driven development (TDD) is a software development process relying on software requirements being converted to test cases before softwa…
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Another nugget from No Rules Rules (yes, I will keep referring to it until you all read it): farming for dissent — figuring out systems to surface peop…
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Last week I wrote a snarky comment, a comment I hear a lot: I could now argue you no longer have to read many of the business books written on these to…
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Contrary to popular belief, achieving your goals is simple. Simple — I said — not easy. Here’s the universal recipe: Decide where you want to go, and h…
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An email lands in your inbox: Since we have seen an increasing number of incidents recently where it is hard to automatically pinpoint the source and o…
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The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. These are essentially the first sentences in the first book on…
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Praise in public, criticize in private. Take any feedback training, read almost any management book, this is the advice you’ll hear. It’s so wide-sprea…
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“So, how was your vacation?” “It was pretty good. I actually managed to disconnect: not check Slack and work email during my vacation this time!” “Wow,…
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“However, this is not a newsletter about random Netflix shows (yet).” — Me, a few weeks back Those were the days, huh? Then, I proceeded to discuss var…
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This is a book about a radical idea. An idea that’s long been known to make rulers nervous. An idea denied by religions and ideologies, ignored by the …
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I wanted to to tell you this last week as a reaction to your last piece, but it sounded like feedback, so I dropped it. It appears the result of my pub…
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An exercise: ✏️ Stand in front of a group, and say something meaningful on a topic the audience cares about. No, no, that’s not all, here comes the har…
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