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The amount of meetings you used to have, were constrained by the physical limitations around you. Startups are, generally, in smaller places, so they start off with smaller and less meetings. They simply can’t have meetings all the time because if they did, they’d be having them on Tim’s desk or besides Sales when they are on a call. Instead they are informal. When a startup gets a dedicated meeting room, meetings ramp up and…

I’ve tried everything when it comes to interviews for developers. What I’ve found over the last few years as to what sticks and what really shows me what you know that you are doing? Is for you to talk. I want to hear you talk about applications you built. I want to hear you say what went right and what went wrong. I want to hear what you would change. I want to know why…

I’m loving the conversations we are having as part of the Remotely Prepared Podcast. One of our latest interviews is with Jesse Finkelstein of Page Two Publishing where she talks about the state of book publishing in the middle of a pandemic and how they are supporting not only their team, but their authors throughout the process. It’s a great example of community at it’s finest. The full episode is here.

I can’t recall the last time I had a blue screen of death (BSD) come across my screen. Good to know they still exist, I was getting worried we had achieved perfection in the development of software and asychronous updating. That said, running a conference call that had completed the recording portion of the call only to have a BSD was a very unwelcome experience. As a result, the call recording was lost (I guess…

Your team isn’t always going to know how to get out of a problem. Depending on the scope, they aren’t going to know the protocols to be observed, the people to talk to, the process to follow, the emails to be sent, the flags to be raised, etc, etc. That’s your job. Depending on the severity, you might want to hope it all goes away but we all know it won’t. Not without you. This…