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Am I a Brilliant Jerk?

Posted by Justin Becker  on  Feb 28, 2018 Posted by Justin Becker Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 28, 2018

Justin Becker focuses on the jerk part of “brilliant jerk”. He talks about the Emotional Intelligence and why it matters in developing and operating software systems effectively.

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Status and Power Improv

Posted by Todd Charron  on  Jan 04, 2018 Posted by Todd Charron Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 04, 2018

Todd Charron discusses power, its role in interacting with others, and how to adjust it depending on the group or individual one is interacting with.

Culture & Methods Follow 441 Followers

The Groupishness of Groups

Posted by Katy Rowett  on  Nov 22, 2017 Posted by Katy Rowett Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 22, 2017

Katy Rowett explores some of the social defenses that teams might engage in when people leave or join groups or when management seems to work against them.

Culture & Methods Follow 441 Followers

Sustaining Happiness Once You Have It

Posted by Chip Loving  on  Jun 18, 2017 Posted by Chip Loving Follow  Followers , Jason Hall Follow  Followers  on  Jun 18, 2017

Chip Loving, Jason Hall discuss a model of employee recognition that is meant to keep a happy team happy.

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Tips for Creating a More Equal Workplace

Posted by Kate Heddleston  on  May 12, 2017 Posted by Kate Heddleston Follow 0 Followers  on  May 12, 2017

Kate Heddleston talks about what institutional bias is, why it’s a problem, and how it manifests in the workplace.

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Syntactic Sugar for English: Pragmatic Eloquence

Posted by Wendy Closson  on  Oct 15, 2016 1 Posted by Wendy Closson Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 15, 2016 1

Wendy Closson talks about the concrete steps that will get one in the habit of winning friends and influencing people using an algorithmic approach to speaking authoritatively and authentically.

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The Oil of Personal Relationships: Why Forgiveness Can Be Useful

Posted by Marina Cantacuzino  on  Sep 16, 2016 Posted by Marina Cantacuzino Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 16, 2016

Marina Cantacuzino presents lessons on reconciliation and forgiveness learned from real life cases, teaching how to overcome division, resolve tension and learn to embrace difference.

Culture & Methods Follow 441 Followers

Making a Sandwich: Effective Feedback Techniques

Posted by Dan North  on  Jul 15, 2016 Posted by Dan North Follow 2 Followers  on  Jul 15, 2016

Dan North discusses a number of feedback models and techniques, where and how to apply them, explaining the sandwich feedback model, how it works and why it usually doesn’t.

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Fake it Until you Make it

Posted by Dom Davis  on  Apr 08, 2016 Posted by Dom Davis Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 08, 2016

Dom Davis takes a look at the Impostor Syndrome, discussing how and why it affects developers of all sizes.


Design: A Tricky Business

Posted by Hannah Tometzki  on  Jun 14, 2015 Posted by Hannah Tometzki Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 14, 2015

Hannah Tometzki shares advice from experience on going through the hurdles of project design - customers dragging their feet, rekindling waning enthusiasm and handling distractions.

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Wired to Connect - Creating Great Relationships Is Human Nature

Posted by Jenni Jepsen  on  May 05, 2015 Posted by Jenni Jepsen Follow 0 Followers  on  May 05, 2015

Jenni Jepsen shares the neuroscience behind why human brain is wired to connect with others, and how to use that to delight customers and stakeholders every day.


The Power of Play - Making Good Teams Great

Posted by Portia Tung  on  Feb 11, 2015 Posted by Portia Tung Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 11, 2015

Portia Tung advises for playing at work to improve team relationships and fuel creativity.

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