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Whether you have one, ten, or a hundred engineers, a scalable onboarding process is a very high leverage activity with immediate results and has great return on investment over time.
A series of problem-solving experiments reveal that people are more likely to consider solutions that add features than solutions that remove them, even when removing features is more efficient.
Giving feedback is perhaps the most important part of a manager’s job. Feedback is the main mechanism by which managers help the folks on their team improve, so effective feedback leads to individual career growth and better team results: win-win.
One of my clients wants to use shared services “teams” as they start their agile transformation. Their developers work on a product for months and years at a time.
You’ve just taken a role as a team lead. While most leaders double down on setting clearer goals to rally the team, this is only half the picture. The underlying elements – like values, strengths, and behaviors – are what you really need to address to bond and perform as a team.