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Burnout

Quantifying Burnout

The problem with burnout is that we don’t know how to recognize it. This post helps with quantifying the symptoms and see where you land.
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The stories we tell ourselves

The stories we tell ourselves

We have a mechanism that creates unhappiness, difficulty changing habits, relationship problems, frustration, anger and disappointment. We are usually not aware of this, but it …
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Thoughts On Giving Feedback

A good, blameless feedback culture is essential for working together efficiently as it forms healthy relationships, fuels personal and professional growth and aligns us with …
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Learning At Work Is Work

Learning At Work Is Work

Constant learning and having a growth mindset are fundamental to success in software engineering. Yet once you are done with onboarding at your new job …
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Questions vs. Directions

Questions vs. Directions

Asking questions is a basic coaching technique but doing it properly is a matter of practice, finding a good balance and avoiding some common pitfalls. …
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The Basics Of One-On-Ones

The Basics Of One-On-Ones

Conducting good 1:1 sessions is one of the most frustrating skills new engineering leads need to learn. Read about best practices that worked for me …
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