Feedback is essential to becoming a better manager. That’s why you should seek feedback, even if the truth is uncomfortable.
Are your managers preventing change? Many companies are trying to release agility and create a more streamlined approach to delivering customer value.
A few years ago I wrote an article about being a T-Shaped Tester. It seemed to resonate with many people who expanded on that post with testers of all different shapes and sizes. In reality, it wasn’t really an article just about testers, the T-Shaped idea (originated by Ideo) applies to any role in...
To future proof your career – you need to treat the task like innovation in business. In the tech world you’ll often hear about companies focusing on innovation and one way to describe this is by using the S-Curve idea. Imagine the letter S like the one in the image below.
A question I often get asked when I do my 10 Behaviours of Effective Employees talk is which of the 10 I think is the most important. The answer is always communication skills. Always.
I get asked this a lot. How do I manage Millennials?
Oh a new toy! Robocop, Movie, 1987
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart Becoming a manager is a hard job. Most people become managers after being great individual contributors. The transition from maker to manager can...
“My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.” ― Judy Blume, Author
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...