- 24 Lingering Questions From the NBA Finals «
Quote: "I realized that Doug had something of a hierarchy of praise that went like this. Level 1: “Coach, that guy is tough.” Level 2: “Coach, that guy is a BITCH.” Level 3: “Coach, that guy is a [12-letter word].”" Going to start calling everyone I know "Coach". Also, humility and unselfishness. Congrats Tim Duncan.
(categories: sports nicknames tim-duncan humility unselfish team team-first )
- Cultivate Teams, Not Ideas
Quote: "In software development, execution is staying on top of all the tiny details that make up your app. If you’re not constantly obsessing over every aspect of your application, relentlessly polishing and improving every little part of it – no matter how trivial – you’re not executing. At least, not well."
(categories: team culture attention execution details )
- How Perks Can Divide Us, by Melissa Santos, Rafe Colburn | Model View Culture
Quote: "These perks are generally most appealing to one particular demographic — young, unmarried guys. All too often, they are intended to make companies appealing to candidates who are members of that demographic, and they reinforce the monoculture that is often a huge problem in our industry. It’s incumbent on managers to think about the disparate impact of perks on the members of the team."
(categories: culture management work benefits perks )
- With His Eye on the World Cup, Soccer Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Overhauls Team USA – WSJ
Sports ball bookmark! Great article describing the various styles of international teams, the video highlighting Tiki-Taka from Spain is amazing.
(categories: soccer strategy germany spain england argentina portugal brazil )
- Leadership Lessons from the Code Conference | Psychohistory
Does your message elevate to the point where everyone understands the tangible benefit of living in a world where your company is successful?
(categories: value business meaning marketing )
- How Slack Onboards New Users | User Onboarding
Didn’t notice slackbot gathering first name / last name / title when I went through the signup, but that’s really nice.
(categories: ux design onboarding registration ui )