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Manager tip: I’m finding Next Meeting, a simple macOS menubar app, very useful to keep me on top of 1:1s, catch-ups and other events in my work calendar.

Next Meeting


A list of engineering manager resource links.


Hire Freelancers & Get Freelance Jobs Online

How to go freelance (SuperHi)


A curated list of awesome remote jobs and resources. Inspired by

Recent communication at work is exclusively via emoji reactions (reacji?) in Slack: πŸ‘ πŸ‘ and πŸ‘€. Living the monosyllabic reclusive boss dream.

Work Can Wait

Basecamp 3 has a “Do Not Disturb” function built in to prevent emails/notifications from being sent when you specify


iOS time tracking app. Integrates with FreshBooks.

Pushed a quick facelift live for our old globaldev team site to match the new company @venntro branding:


Bushel is a cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices in your workplace. Designed to make the complex tasks simple so you can focus on business.

The Government Digital Service: The Happiest Place on Earth

Register report/snark into GDS culture

The Remote Manifesto

Smart ideas needed to create the nation's greatest teams

Think about who you would take with you if you were leaving the company […] If it’s not all of them, you’re probably not working with the right people.

– Jason Stockwood in The Sunday Times

A Conference Call in Real Life

How we do… Retrospectives

(by SoundCloud) β€” Fake smtp testing server. Dummy smtp email testing

Mailtrap is a fake SMTP server for development teams to test, view and share emails sent from the development and staging environments without spamming real customers.

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

Benjamin Black β€” Success