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- I took stock of things lately (this is what I do when on planes and my iPhone games aren’t distracting enough, nor is my Kindle) and I realized: When did I become “the man?” For so much of my career, I have rallied against the glass offices, the people who made crazy decisions and asked more
- This week was hard. Really hard. Not just a ton of really depressing news, but on top of that the media/tech industry saw a slew of layoffs. A friend emailed me asking how she could better handle this, as a manager, which reminded me that this sucks, for everyone involved. The first time I got
- To give a recommendation for a potential hire, which is essentially backing someone with your words, is a big deal. It’s me saying, “I promise that giving you this name means that I believe this person fits this role and will succeed at it.” Too often, when we recommend someone it’s because “I