leadership

Feb
19
Perverse incentives and DORA metrics

Perverse incentives and DORA metrics

“Move fast and break things” isn’t what anyone wants. Plan for complex systems to break. Reframe the rallying cry to “move fast with reliability” and stop wasting time measuring failure.
4 min read
Feb
08
The value of values

The value of values

Values represent what you consider important and desirable in life. If you want to find meaning and purpose, then know your values and be true to them.
3 min read
Jan
19
Mining for dissent

Mining for dissent

It feels good to be in a room of yes-people, but it’s a trap. Be brave and seek out if and why people disagree with you. It'll make you a more effective leader.
3 min read
Dec
24
Context not control

Context not control

Effective leaders facilitate great outcomes by setting appropriate context as opposed to trying to control their teams.
3 min read