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ChatGPT on Managing Humans

March 22, 2023

A quick and fun exploration into what ChatGPT thinks about managing humans

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How to Provide Feedback

July 12, 2022

My take on providing feedback, and a list of techniques that worked well for me in the past.

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6 Tips For Your Performance Reviews

November 2, 2021

Tips to get the most out of your performance reviews to help your professional growth.

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On-calls and Incident Response

August 31, 2021

A quick overview on how to set up on-call rotations, on-call playbooks, as well as how to handle incident response and post-mortems.

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Team Charters

March 16, 2021

Team charters are living documents that align team members to a common goal, and inform the organization where they can be most effective.

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Better Quarterly Plannings

October 24, 2020

This article is an attempt in providing a framework for engineering and product teams to reduce the inherent friction and the time required to complete planning cycles.

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Mentoring First-Time Managers

November 2, 2020

Transitioning from a software engineering position to a managerial one can be quite a leap. This article offers a few practical tips you can follow to help new engineering managers succeed.

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The Truth Behind Employee Pulse Surveys

October 28, 2020

Employee Pulse or Satisfaction Survey gives you some metrics on how your organization does in certain areas. To make improvements, you have to dig deeper and get to the truth behind these numbers.

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Engineering-Management Books of the Trade

November 26, 2018

Engineering-management books that help you become the manager you’ve always wished to have


Coding as an Engineering Manager

November 1, 2018

Coding as an engineering manager can challenging - this article helps you find the opportunities to do so


Engineering Productivity: Measure What Matters

July 26, 2020

Measuring engineering productivity should be focused on outcomes and not outputs. This article provides a few ideas on how to go about it on the company, team and individual levels.


Manager's Club Interview on Engineering-Management

January 7, 2020

With Vidal Graupera, we've dived into engineering managment, and my background in it.


Playbook for Running Sprints

September 15, 2020

A primer on running efficient sprints


The Quest to Take Your Time Back

June 24, 2020

An article that contains small tips and practices that I've been following for years and helped me regain some of my time


Announcing a 1:1 Question Collection Chrome Extension

February 22, 2020

The Manager 1:1 Questions extension tries to provide you questions that you can use as conversation starters or dive deep on different topics


The Whats and Hows of Meaningful 1:1s

March 25, 2019

Most managers have 1:1s with their team members - hopefully, this article helps you get the most out of yours!

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