The games we play at work affect how much we can get done, and how authentic we can be.
It is easier to be rude online, don't lead with fear
The culture of your office affects your personal life, because it can change who you are
In the shadow of every strength is a weakness
Most of my career has been spent working for companies with less than fifty people. My consulting career had me working with much larger companies often, and many of the stereotypes about big vs. small are true: 1. At a small company you are a generalist; you “wear many hats”
John Lewis endorsed you for Inventory Management and Leadership John Lewis endorsed you for Being Able to Help His Career and Always Being Nice to Him in the Breakroom When You Used to Work Together John Lewis endorsed you for Wise Hiring Decisions and Giving People a Chance Even Though
Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering by Robert L. Glass is a fascinating little change of pace that I just finished reading. It was written by an academic-type (i.e. he may have a beard that he rubs while he talks) who also worked in the commercial the-code-has-to-work world. The