Memos tagged “culture”
Learned by engineers. Experimented by engineers. Experienced by engineers
Written by Dwarves for product craftsmen
Pay the upfront cost, take a longer landsight, and the math will add up in the end.
How’s Christmas at your place?
Don't picture this workplace as a magic land that nurtures your dreams and surrounds you with adorable people. That's what happens in a kindergarten.
Unless you're reaching out for help, hiring is the last thing you should keep in mind.
Nothing keeps people around unless they want it themselves. People matter when they believe in what they create.
Delegation gives delegator more time & effort to focus on other things, or sometimes just a perfect excuse to grab a beer instead of burying their heads in the sand.
Feedback can either become a judgement or encouragement. So whether it is giving or receiving feedback, have it conveyed in a useful way.
It’s about being straightforward in every issue, as it's everyone's mission to keep the team moving.
Why dragging people into the room just to have their time wasted on redundant reports, while all you need to know is progress update and the next moves to count on?
Whether it's a manager or a fresher, we're all struggling with to-do list every once in a while.
This post ain't gonna be a speech of Uncle Bob's Software Craftsmanship Manifesto.