What Everyone Gets Wrong About Working Remote

I can remember a time when working remote was greatly frowned upon. It was viewed as an opportunity for employees to slack off, take care of kids, or get stuff done around the house—or so everyone thought. In reality, a number of reports now show that remote workers are more productive in the same amount… »

How to Manage Poor Work Performance

One of my favorite things about what I do is having the opportunity to lead and manage others. I get to build teams, develop individuals, connect with people one-on-one, and coach them through key moments in their careers. But with the good comes the bad—and as a manager, it’s up to me to seek out… »

9 Elements of Great Engineering Management That Every Manager Can Follow

When you manage a software engineering team and someone tells you that good engineering management don’t exist, it can be more than a little frustrating. In fact, the degree to which engineering management has been debated and deliberated is somewhat surprising. Apparently, there are those who believe our commitments to code can curb our capacities… »

Remote Work Culture – Why does remote work fail?

The more we learn about remote work culture, the more enticing it becomes for management and employees alike. Studies show that remote workers are happier, healthier and more productive and cost companies far less than requiring attendance in the office. Despite long-standing myths of the opposite, adopting remote work can be the most effective and efficient way… »

What Makes Great Managers Better than Average Ones?

Great managers often make all the difference. They get better execution from teams, more productivity from individual employees and a rich culture that leads companies to thrive, such as those companies who master the Rockefeller habits. Having the right talent at the top of your organization builds the best foundation for sustainable success. So that’s… »

Why employees love remote work

We live in a time of transition when it comes to remote work: people are doing it now more than ever, yet many are still hammering out how to make it work better. If you harbor some hesitations when it comes to allowing remote work, you’re not alone. There’s no doubt that managers can struggle… »

How to Spot Employee Burnout on Your Engineering Team

A new survey shows that stress-induced employee burnout is going to be a big problem for managers in 2017. And when employees get overstressed, all kinds of bad things can happen. They’re more prone to make mistakes, become actively disengaged and even face increased risks of serious health problems ranging from high blood pressure to… »