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ArchiveSeptember 2016

The Real Cost of losing a Team Member

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I’ve struggled with this topic for awhile – how to quantify when someone leaves your team or company – what is the impact to you, to start all over again, even with the best of best hires. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A SCIENTIFIC OR PROVEN FORMULA. The biggest hurdle is always the investment through training, domain knowledge and overall cohesion with the team.  Measuring your external...

Career Lines vs Career Paths

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A Career Line is a step-by-step instruction manual that will take you from A to B in the most efficient manner possible – don’t go to jail, don’t stop at GO and collect $200. A Career Path is a trajectory that can lead you to many stops along the way, some good, some bad, some regret, some you wish you could visit again and again.  It doesn’t go straight, it’s not an...

What you need to be a Great Team Lead

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Whether you are a developer becoming a Team Lead, an Architect becoming a Team Lead or you’ve been hired as a Team Lead, the skills you need are always the same. Learn the People – you might know everyone’s work, but you don’t know their style, take a moment, breathe it in and figure out a strategy for how you are going to work with everyone. Know the Technology –...

Project Support

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Getting a project off the ground, especially when it is… Something new Personal Represents a big change in direction Goes against the status quo? Is never easy. We get down on ourselves, we feel like we aren’t making enough progress, it doesn’t work the first time, etc, etc. That’s where Project Support comes in. Project Support is someone (or ones) that are there to...

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