Fairness rules

How do you make fair choices and impose fair restrictions? Why wouldn't you be transparent?

Feeling remote

What subtle changes can you make to be productive working from home? How do you keep the peace with your housemates and kids?

The good stuff

What makes high performing teams twice as likely as low performers to exceed performance goals? Which wonderful, wasteful, and disgraceful practices do teams follow?

Communication breakdown

How can good communication save you grief? What does a communication plan look like for rollouts, reorgs, and outages?

I’m so lazy

When is being lazy advantageous? Why not always jump into problems, work and team assignments, and new projects?

Tell me why: Incident RCAs

What purpose does a root cause analysis serve for incidents? Why ask why so many times?

Everybody leaves

How will I transfer the knowledge of the departing employee? What should I do to help my team cope with the loss?

What's wrong with designating feature work as good, bad, and ugly? How should you categorize feature work and why?

Being responsible

How do you convince management you're ready for a promotion? What are two common ways to demonstrate confidence?

When to ask for help

How long should you be stuck before asking for help? Who should you ask?

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