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In fact they are getting harderer and the more you keep ignoring them, the more you keep brushing them under the rug, the more you keep pushing them to the side, the harder it gets to have the conversation. When everyone was on-site (that sounds better than on-premise) you could linger in the conference room and have that side chat to discuss the outcome of the meeting and next steps. But that rarely happens in…

Finding what you want to do is a moment of clarity that you won’t soon forget. It is a brief moment in time, punctuated by the work you do. It brings fulfillment and understanding that you never thought possible. And then, for some unknown reason, perhaps it’s the work you are doing, perhaps it’s everything else going on in your life or maybe it simply wasn’t your purpose to begin with (and you didn’t know…

My favourite interviews on Remotely Prepared are the ones where I feel revitalized, ideas flowing through my veins that I just need to get out. I take the headphones off and say to myself – “that was incredible”. One of our recent interviews with Marco Pasqua left me feeling this way, I was blown away by his insight into making connections with people especially in age when we are all remote and have to be…

Letting someone sit in the lobby. Muting them when they are talking. Grabbing the Screen share session. Forcing people on video because everyone else is. Daily Status updates to channels so people know they are working. Making sure that presence icon is always green. These are the new management power moves that are running the remote world. It’s a petty list that does nothing to help your team work better and more effectively. I don’t…

On a good day, hiring people for your team is a challenge. A quick look at some articles I’ve written on interviewing further confirms how tricky this can be. Running a Technical Interview One Rule for Interviews How Not to Prep for an Interview – Part 2 Now Not to Prep for an Interview – Part I Stop the Memory Questions Getting Past the Gatekeeper Hire Someone Better Senior Years but Junior Experience Selling Yourself…