Sharing some stuff I’ve read recently that I found interesting – and that you may find interesting! Help More, Judge Less. I’ll write more on this at some point, it’s an essential idea to learn. Graph Database. I need to find time to dig into stuff like this. As much as I love the general […]
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I’m a fan of virtual teams, times when you pull together people from across many teams to form a team that is focused on a goal. Sometimes they are dedicated to the effort, a lot of times they aren’t – depends on the amount of work needed and all the other competing priorities. Time isn’t […]
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I wanted to write this because its often overlooked. I care about things that may not interest you, things that may interest you, things that you may totally despise. And vice versa. As individuals that’s fine, we live our lives and move on. In a group setting it’s harder. Imagine you have a colleague who […]
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Here are the results of the survey, 75% in favor of a non-technical keynote, with a less than stellar sampling of 32 votes! http://twtpoll.com/js/badge.jshttp://twtpoll.com/badge/?twt=3x3fq4&r=1&s=250&b=1 Thought twtpoll worked pretty well, haven’t compared to others, but very easy to use and I like the automatically tweet at the end reminding you that the poll is complete.
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A couple weeks ago I wrote about testing the LinkedIn polling capability, putting up this poll: The response rate wasn’t great, only 34 responses, but none of them valued technical competence as the most important attribute. That feels right, and it’s powerful statement to managers; be a manager, not the alpha geek. But it’s also […]
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