Everyone’s busy. Code is committed every day. Yet the feature fails to ship. Have you ever had this happen on your team? No doubt. But how can you figure out what’s holding the team back? Code commits.Continue Reading
I’m a Planner. I like to go into a situation with as many facts as possible. In the absence of said facts, a plan to gather facts is the next best thing. And so, before starting my latest job I picked up a copy of The First 90 Days.
The First 90 Days has been recommended time and again to help leaders successfully make career transitions. The claim is that the actions you take during your first few months in a role can dictate whether you fail or succeed. I personally believe that starting out strong makes a difference in how you’re perceived.
I created a 30-60-90 day plan that helped me to navigate my recent transition. If you’re curious how you can do something similar, keep reading.Continue Reading
A new machine. Now what? Time to set it all up. Inevitably I end up going back and forth from my old machine or worse yet, my memory, to figure out what needs to be installed. No more. Today, I have compiled a list of everything I need to feel productive with a new dev machine. Perhaps, this can help you as well.Continue Reading