Management for Geeks

Led Zeppelin didn’t ask for more time.

Seth Godin has a post: I need more time. It is a great post, short and to the point. I talked about this in the past. Basically, you don’t need more [...]

I want solutions not problems

Jurgen wrote a post: Empowered, Whether You Like It or Not about decisions being backfired to management. I agree that a good manager cannot afford to have [...]

Create Exceptional Developers

A lot has been talked about how to become a great developer. They are all good ideas. I think that as a manager it is our job to grow our team and create great [...]

Managing the support

We take our support really seriously here at Typemock, our customers see and talk about this great value. But there is much more to support then fixing bugs. [...]

Presentation at the Tel Aviv Entrepreneurs Meetup Group

I gave a short presentation to the Tel Aviv Entrepreneurs Meetup Group. It was great fun. I wanted to share one tip: To build a great team you cannot bring in [...]

Accountable and Responsible

Jurgen is debating the difference between Accountable and Responsible.  It is great to see that we are thinking about the same things. There must be a [...]

Manager – Create obstacles for your team

I asked before about how to manage self directed teams, most responses where that the manage should remove obstacles in the way of the team. I think the [...]

Losing your best people

I have just read First, Break all the Rules by Marcus Buckingham. I highly recommend it. There are many pearls in the book: Here is a sure way to lose your [...]

Matrix Communication not Matrix Management

Working in a Team is more then just allowing each team reaching there own goal. I talked before about Team work and how it is possible that by completing your [...]

Integrity in Google

When managing integrity, the manager never talks about what to do. The manager can talk about goals, or even better ask the team what they think their goals [...]