Barry Frost

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Tagged #management

Making 20% Time Work

What is the purpose of 1-on-1 meetings with your direct leader/boss?

How to Rands

How to work with Rands, what he does as a manager. Written as a message to a new report.

Questions for our first 1:1

Lara Hogan’s questions designed to help her better support her team

If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work

Work at different management levels

Five Questions

What to ask a team you lead when you’re new/learning and need to make decisions.

Developer Turned Manager

11 Tools We Use at Ghost for Distributed Teams & Digital Nomads

How to care for introverts

Minimum Viable Bureaucracy, June 2014 Edition

Notes for those managing or leading teams.

10 Ways to Pretend You Know UX (When You Don't)

How Extreme Transparency Can Make Your Team Its Most Productive

Asana’s management and team structure: areas of responsibility, episodes, recognition

How To Scale a Development Team

Adam Wiggins from Heroku describes his stages of dev team growth from homebrew through to specialised teams

Delegate or die

Whenever Derek Sivers (CDBaby’s CEO) was asked a question he gathered his team around, answered it, explained the philosophy/process, got one person to document it and then let them know they can decide without him next time. A few months later he was “totally unnecessary”.

Kanban Distilled for Managers

Perfect. I’ll send this around our management team.

Put Things Off

Collection of life hacks, advice and articles

Coding Horror: Hardware is Cheap, Programmers are Expensive

How to Effectively Manage Your (Huge) Todo List | Think Vitamin

Valuable insights from Ryan Carson, especially the quote “Your inbox is a todo list that anyone in the world can write to.” Must try these tips out.

Ten Critical Questions to Ask When Checking References