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The Evolution of Management
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The Evolution of Management

Transitioning up the ladder.

Overly Attached
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Overly Attached

Know when to let go of emotional attachment to your work.

How to Create a Great Team Culture (and Why It Matters)
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How to Create a Great Team Culture (and Why It Matters)

Build safety, share vulnerability, and establish purpose.

Design Patterns for Managing ­Up
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Design Patterns for Managing ­Up

Four challenging work situations and how to handle them.

The Importance of a Great Finish
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The Importance of a Great Finish

You have to finish strong, every time.

How to Get Things Done When You Don't Feel Like It
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How to Get Things Done When You Don't Feel Like It

Five strategies for pushing through.

The Secret Formula for Choosing the Right Next Role
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The Secret Formula for Choosing the Right Next Role

The best careers are not defined by titles or résumé bullet points.

How to Come Up with Great Ideas
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How to Come Up with Great Ideas

Think like an entrepreneur.

How Is Your Week Going So Far?
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How Is Your Week Going So Far?

Praise matters just as much as money.

Views from the Top
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Views from the Top

Try to see things from a manager's perspective.

Breadth and Depth
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Breadth and Depth

We all wear many hats, but make sure you have one that fits well.

10 Ways to Be a Better Interviewer
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10 Ways to Be a Better Interviewer

Plan ahead to make the interview a successful one.

Conversations with Technology Leaders: Erik Meijer
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Conversations with Technology Leaders: Erik Meijer

Great engineers are able to maximize their mental power.

Does Anybody Listen to You?
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Does Anybody Listen to You?

How do you step up from mere contributor to real change-maker?

Resolving Conflict
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Resolving Conflict

Don't "win." Resolve.

Fresh Starts
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Fresh Starts

Just because you have been doing it the same way doesn't mean you are doing it the right way.

Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem
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Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem

When people don't work well together they make bad decisions.

Nine Things I Didn't Know I Would Learn Being an Engineer Manager
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Nine Things I Didn't Know I Would Learn Being an Engineer Manager

Many of the skills aren't technical at all.

Delegation as Art
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Delegation as Art

Be someone who makes everyone else better.

The Paradox of Autonomy and Recognition
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The Paradox of Autonomy and Recognition

Thoughts on trust and merit in software team culture.
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