Thoughts on giving feedbackA good, blameless feedback culture is essential for working together efficiently as it forms healthy relationships, fuels personal and professional growth and aligns us with common norms. Feedback is one of the cornerstones of company culture.
May 19, 2020
Questions vs. directionsAsking questions is a basic coaching technique but doing it properly is a matter of practice, finding a good balance and avoiding some common pitfalls. As with most of the things in life.
April 22, 2020
The basics of one-on-onesConducting 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 on both sides of this relationship – as an engineer and as an engineering manager. I’ll also mention some common pitfalls to avoid.
February 7, 2020