Some thoughts on starting a blog

Some thoughts on starting a blog

Blogging has been, without a doubt, one of the most amazing aspects of my career and creative life. I started a blog way back in about 2007. My first blog was on the Google blogger platform and was all about communication and testing. The site has since been removed – I’d forgotten my password and Read more about Some thoughts on starting a blog[…]

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Your people need a plan too

“Do you ever get the feeling that there’s something going on that we don’t know about?” Diner, Film. Making epic change within an organisation is hard. In fact, in some organisations making small changes is hard. If you’re struggling with making lasting change, trying to initiate change or thinking of making some changes, then maybe Read more about Your people need a plan too[…]

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3 Reasons to run your own technology conference

Running your own public conference can be a great way to give back to your community, grow your team’s presentation skills and stand out in a busy market as a company for people to come and work for. Here are 3 reasons to run your own technology conference. This is exactly why we ran Wroclaw Read more about 3 Reasons to run your own technology conference[…]

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A Blazingly Simple Guide To Turning Around a Team

Turning Around a Team This guide is about turning around a team (or growing a new team) in just 6 months. This could be turning around a failing team, changing a team’s direction (say from Waterfall to Scrum) or fixing a dysfunctional team process. 6 months’ sounds like a long time to turn around a team, Read more about A Blazingly Simple Guide To Turning Around a Team[…]

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The quality of the people in your team is a result of who you hire

If you hire good people you’ll typically get a good team.

A good team can ride out tough times, change and adapt with your business, and improve your department each and every week. A good team will likely, but not always, succeed even in a broken system or set of processes. […]

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How To Conduct An Amazing Phone Interview

A phone interview is an excellent interview activity to include when you’re recruiting. Here are 13 tips on how to conduct an amazing phone interview.

I believe the phone interview is a really important step in the hiring process as it is an effective way for both parties (hiring manager and candidate) to speak to each other before a fully fledged face-to-face interview. […]