A few keys to distributed success Since becoming the lead of my team I’ve spent a fair bit of time helping my team members define career growth goals and track their progress. Everyone is different and their growth can obviously take many forms—from skill-building to efficiency to leadership. That said, I have noticed a few … Continue reading Squad Goals
When I started my career in technology I thought the best thing ever was the ability to make things work, so I started learning multiple programming language and building things. I then realized people using my software were having problems, so my next guess was to learn graphic design. Better, but something was still off: … Continue reading Organization Experiments in Progress
Feedback is difficult, especially because we don't take it as a skill to be learned but we expect everyone to be already good at that. Even more, when we say feedback we often refer to negative feedback only. This is misleading because it doesn't just ignore positive feedback, but also assumes that it's the right … Continue reading Can positive feedback be used in place of negative feedback?
I believe remote work is the future. I’ve been working as a designer for Automattic for three years and I worked from home half time the two years prior. Before that I did freelance work on nights and weekends at my dining room table. Working remotely allowed my wife and I to move from Philadelphia … Continue reading Remote Leadership