How to build trust in the workplace
Most of us don’t think about how much we trust our colleagues—but we need to start. This article lays out why building trust on our teams is more important than we think, and offers six actionable strategies for actually making it happen.
Rethinking the daily stand-up
Dan Pupius, CEO at Range, thinks teams can get a lot more value out of the daily stand-up. Read his do’s and dont’s for powerful stand-ups that align team members and improve their ability to execute.
Young workers need companies to prioritize mental health
Gone are the days when mental health was an employee’s own responsibility to deal with. In 2020, companies are recognizing the role they can play in supporting workers’ mental health—and that it’s mutually beneficial for them to do so. Here are three positive actions leading organizations are taking.
How to be an excellent technical leader
Enterprise architect Dr. Mehmet Yildiz gives an overview of the 26 key characteristics of leaders who can deliver outstanding business results, keep their team members sane, make shareholders happy and delight their customers—even in the most critical situations.
Avoiding burnout as a new tech lead
Engineering manager Danny Perez gives some valuable tips for navigating leadership without frying yourself when you don’t have previous management experience, and explains how he got started as a lead.
Asynchronous communication: The real reason remote workers are more productive
Research has made it abundantly clear that remote workers are more productive than their office-bound counterparts. But your team doesn’t need to be remote to take advantage of the “why” behind increased productivity, says Amir Salihefendic. Here’s a great explanation of why async isn’t just for remote teams.
5 keys to successful organizational design
How do you create an organization that is nimble, flexible and takes a fresh view of team structure? These are the keys to creating and maintaining a successful business that will last the test of time.Read more
Why your best tech talent quits
Your best developers and IT pros receive recruiting offers in their InMail and inboxes daily. Because the competition for the top tech talent is so fierce, how do you keep your best employees in house?Read more
Technology in 2025: Prepare your workforce
The key to surviving this new industrial revolution is leading it. That requires two key elements of agile businesses: awareness of disruptive technology and a plan to develop talent that can make the most of it.Read more