21 pages tagged with "people"
Last week, I was at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress, the biggest conference I’ve been giving a tech talk.
With more than 12k attendees, 300 speakers, and ~10 tracks in parallel, I was invited to give not one but two talks. One is about my experience with Extreme Programming and the profound benefits of embracing change in your work and life.
Learned helplessness is the behavior exhibited by a subject after enduring repeated aversive beyond their control.
To introduce a new tech stack for the entire team, it’s important to bring “why?” and a strategy to make it happen among the team because it will affect everyone.
As business scales, the leaders’ primary focus must shift from customers to employees. Therefore, I would like to share what I consider critical points that any leader should address and focus on regularly.
For each key point, you will have book recommendations that go deeper into the matter, giving you references from real experts behind them.
Told through the story of one bold company (People First IT), Adapt or Die takes readers through the unparalleled business system known as The Algorithm of Success that has the potential to inspire, ignite, and affect change for all aspects of an organization.
How do we win a game that has no end? Finite games, like football or chess, have known players, fixed rules and a clear endpoint. The winners and losers are easily identified. Infinite games, games with no finish line, like business or politics, or life itself, have players who come and go. The rules of an infinite game are changeable while infinite games have no defined endpoint. There are no winners or losers—only ahead and behind.
My interview with devm.io regarding Agile and Extreme Programming.
Let’s assume you already know what the agile manifesto is. Let’s consider that you apply most of the “extreme programming” values, principles, and practices. How can you work with other teams that aren’t agile?
I recently got a great question on Twitter which got me thinking for a while and I decided to share my thoughts about it.
Leadership is not a synonym for management, it has nothing to do with titles or personal attributes. So, what is it? How can we become leaders? And most importantly, why?
One of the most complicated challenges for everyone is avoiding misunderstandings and being aware that other people don’t think the same way as you do.
Milgram was interested in researching how far people would go in obeying an instruction if it involved harming another person, and how easily people could be influenced into committing atrocities. For example, Germans in WWII.
A radical playbook to empower your people and put your team on a path to continuous improvement.
In this book, the former submarine commander Captain L. David Marquet dives deep into one of the most investigated marine disasters, the sinking of the El Faro, and surfaces with new ideas on leadership and language.
The Trident Career Model by Patrick Kua has three tracks. Each track represents where people spend most of their time or energy.
To what extent do social forces alter people’s opinions? Which aspect of the group influence is most important — the size of the majority, or the unanimity of opinion?
Software development is about people: when, how and where they can best work together. Not about programming languages or tools. Not about fast computers, networks or internet access.
Soft skills are truly important in IT, more than people tend to think.