- bcg.perspectives – Center and Periphery
<blockquote>Perspective is powerful. Too narrow, it can blind us to threats. Well deployed it can open our eyes to opportunities. All too frequently those in the “center” who lead highly successful and efficient business models take an inside-out perspective—and miss critical signs from the periphery. Customer needs may be shifting. New attackers may be emerging. Organizations can enrich their strategies through a more balanced appreciation of the dialectic between center and periphery—and the o…
(categories: strategy decision-making priorities )
- Public SaaS Company Retention Metrics (as of June 2017)
- GitHub – k88hudson/git-flight-rules: Flight rules for git
I like the "flight rules" metaphor.
(categories: git metaphors )
- The Pac-Man Rule at Conferences — Eric Holscher – Surfing in Kansas
Quote: "When standing as a group of people, always leave room for 1 person to join your group."
(categories: people body-language conferences inclusion )
- Patience on Darkness — AntiGravity Equipment
(categories: climbing motivation goals life )
- The New Science of Building Great Teams
Quote: "… successful teams share several defining characteristics: 1. Everyone on the team talks and listens in roughly equal measure, keeping contributions short and sweet. 2. Members face one another, and their conversations and gestures are energetic. 3. Members connect directly with one another—not just with the team leader. 4. Members carry on back-channel or side conversations within the team. 5. Members periodically break, go exploring outside the team, and bring information back." …
(categories: management teams leadership culture communication team )
- Engineering Growth Framework – Medium
Documentation for Medium’s professional growth framework.
(categories: career growth management learning leadership )
- Monitoring and Observability – Cindy Sridharan – Medium
So much good stuff in this blog post.
(categories: monitoring observability devops operations resilience sre )
- Mon Frère Boris «
Quote: “When your best players are committed to the ideals that you’re [preaching], and the coach holds them as accountable as anyone on the team, then it’s easy for people to recognize: If I want to be successful here, here’s what I need to do.”
(categories: nba systems ideals accountability team-first )
- The New Moats – Greylock Perspectives
Quote: "If you pick a place in the technology stack and become the absolute best of breed solution you can create a valuable company. However, this means picking a technical problem with few substitutes, that requires hard engineering, and needs operational knowledge to scale."
(categories: strategy intelligence ai business )
- How Steve Kerr revolutionized the Golden State Warriors’ offense on a charcuterie board
Grand Unifying Metrics and any Steve Kerr story.
(categories: coaching strategy metrics leadership thinking )
- What I Learned From Reading Every Amazon Shareholders Letter
Quote: "Will you admire this person? Will this person raise the average level of effectiveness of the group they’re entering? Along what dimension might this person be a superstar?" and lots of other Bezos / Amazon quotes.
(categories: hiring amazon leadership management strategy bezos )
- The Product Manager vs. the Technical Product Manager | Aha! Blog
Many companies will find that they excel with two product management roles — a business-minded PM and a technical PM. And others will determine that it is best to have one person leading product who can answer the “why” and the “what” and who can also engage in the “how.”
(categories: productmanagement careers product-product-product product-owner )