Management for Geeks

Is this the secret of success?

Joel posted another interesting article about creating startups. What really interest me is that the reason that startups fail is that the founders lose [...]

Management for Geeks: Have a good fight

Joel has a post about being a program manager. It is a good read, but this is what took my attention: The number one mistake most companies make is having [...]

Perfectionism is Fatal

During a discussion in the company someone bought up Perfectionism. I like this definition: Perfectionism may be the ultimate self-defeating behavior. It is [...]

Coaching, Its a two way street

In a previous post, I was asked some questions about coaching. The post was about expanding my existence. I think that this is the first and most important [...]

Tip: Never Manage anyone who you can’t do his job!

Yes, I know that the normal way to manage, is to delegate those things that you don’t know how to do to others, but that is disastrous. When I began [...]

Being Result Driven can Backlash

People like to be result driven and when given a task, we want to complete that task and clear our desk. This is great and works really well when the task is [...]

The Clearing

Clearing is a great way to finish our meeting. It includes retrospect and success celebration and is a very powerful process Here is how the clearing works [...]

Integrity Meetings – Heartbeat of management

In order to always be in integrity we need check points. Here is how we do it in Typemock. It might remind many of you of Scrum, and I see Scrum as very close [...]

Our Coffee Machine

Roy has talked about Doing instead of Complaining. This is really in line with the integrity that I have been talking about. One of our employees really [...]

Staying in Integrity

It is possible that while the team is managed by integrity, one team member is not in integrity. They know that they will not be able to complete their tasks [...]