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  • Q&A on the Book Virtual Teams Across Cultures

    The book Virtual Teams Across Cultures, by Theresa Sigillito Hollema, examines what makes multicultural virtual teams tick – why they’re different and how to unlock their potential. This book is a comprehensive guide for reflective leaders who want to bring out the best in distributed, culturally diverse teams.

  • Q&A on the Book Office Optional

    The book Office Optional by Larry English describes how employees from Centric work virtually within a culture that contributes to the business’s success and employee happiness. The stories in this book provide insights into how working remotely looks, building relationships and trust in a virtual environment, managing remote teams, and recruiting and hiring people for remote working.

  • Q&A on the Book The Art of Leadership

    In the book The Art of Leadership, Michael Lopp shares stories of leadership habits and practices. Examples include reading the room, getting feedback, delegation, giving compliments, understanding the culture, and being kind. In the book Lopp describes how he practiced and refined these leadership habits over the years and what he has learned from doing so.

  • Q&A on the Book Agile Conversations

    The book Agile Conversations by Douglas Squirrel and Jeffrey Fredrick explores how productive conversations can change the way organizations develop software. It provides techniques and exercises that can help you gain insight into communication and collaboration issues and improve your day-to-day conversations, achieving valuable business results from your agile team.

  • Q&A on the Book Becoming an Effective Software Engineering Manager

    The book Becoming an Effective Software Engineering Manager by James Stanier explores how to manage engineers and what managers can do to build and run effective teams. It helps people decide if they want to go from an engineering to a manager role and organize and improve their management activities.

  • Exploring Costs of Coordination During Outages - QCon London Q&A

    Coordinating different skills, knowledge and experience is necessary for coping with complex, time-pressured events, but it incurs costs. Well-designed coordination is smooth and can be trained for. Learning how to take initiative, being observable to your counterparts and engaging in reciprocity are examples of strategies engineers can use to lower costs of coordination during outages.

  • Breaking through Three Common Engineering Myths

    This article debunks three common myths that often plague engineers and may be holding them back from reaching their full potential, especially if they are a current or aspiring engineering leader. It also provides some actionable ideas you can implement right away to start making a shift in your own life away from these limiting beliefs.

  • Q&A on the Book How to Lead in Product Management

    The book How to Lead in Product Management by Roman Pichler provides solutions for product managers and product owners to lead development teams and stakeholders. It covers practices like building trust, setting product goals, listening and speaking, resolving conflict, and securing buy-in to product decisions in order to achieve product success.

  • Q&A on the Book Unleashing the Power of Diversity

    The book Unleashing the Power of Diversity by Bjørn Z. Ekelund describes the Diversity Icebreaker, an experiential communication exercise where people learn about themselves and others. The differences are named Red, Blue and Green, a language of diversity that is relevant for interaction, problem solving, giving feedback, and creating inclusiveness and trust.

  • Book Review: A Leader's Guide to Cybersecurity

    A Leader's Guide to Cybersecurity educates readers about how to prevent a crisis and/or take leadership when one occurs. With a focus on clear communication, the book provides details, examples, and guidance of mapping security against what a business actually does. The book describes ways to align security with the motivation of others who may be security-agnostic against their own goals.

  • Empathy is a Technical Skill

    Empathy, like software, is a deeply technical topic that can challenge you in the best way while making your life richer and more rewarding. This article explores how an empathy-focused approach to software development can help pay down technical debt, increase automated test coverage, build trust among team members, and contribute to the overall health of a software system.

  • Q&A on the Book Virtual Leadership

    The book Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams by Penny Pullan provides suggestions and practices for people working in or with virtual teams. It discusses leadership styles suitable for virtual or remote teams and explores what can be done to improve collaboration and communication, and engage remote participants.

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