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How do you get better if the people ahead of you don’t want to share their tips and tricks or even compete against you? How do you know where you stand if you never have a yardstick to measure yourself against? If all you have are your own accomplishments? You have yourself, you have your accomplishments and you have what’s next on your growth path. You don’t need to try racing against a Formula F1…

When discussing an issue with a team member, you already know there is an issue – that’s why you setup the meeting. But when you get the meeting, your role isn’t to talk, your role is to ask a question and wait. Wait as long as it takes, but wait. The silence will be deafening, good, that’s the point. If you keep filling the air with words, you are never going to let them speak.…

Flow state is good, being in the zone is great. When you’re in it, it takes you down a path, and as long as you are in it, you keep moving down that path, you keep pushing, you keep delivering. Until, you find yourself down a rabbit hole, until you realize you’ve been flowing too long. So then you come back to the rest of the world with your plan, with all your work and…

We have so many ideas, directions, thoughts, running through our heads at any one point in time. Forget the phone, my brain is what is making me want to close my eyes and figure out what to do! On top of all this, we have the incoming priorities of the world, country, province and everything else coming at us that many times we are reading articles and having to draw matrix lines between what someone…

Interviews are changing, they have changed. The remote interview is no longer the outlier, it’s now the standard. Over the phone interviews are being replaced by video interviews in your own living room with your family working in the background. Sure you might still be getting those 4 – 7 hour take home coding interviews (another story in of itself) but for the most part you are not going in to have interviews in person.…