Tag Archives: mentoring

Training your manager

Disclaimer: This is not about my current workplace. This is about all workplaces. Whether you are a team lead, software architect, PM or a junior developer, you count on your team for stuff. Maybe if you are a one-man-team, you … Continue reading

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The risk of helping others

In my career, I have mentored a few people. I was glad to do it. Deep down inside I feel obliged to “pay it forward”. After all, I didn’t earn all of my answers the hard way. Maybe only a … Continue reading

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Social skill building, morale and wasting time/money

When I was in the army, I had a very strange conversation with my company commander. Somehow we got on the topic of whether officers had permission to shoot their own people. It was a very dark topic, for sure. … Continue reading

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Cloning yourself

One of the highest compliments that a boss has ever paid me, has been “I wish I could clone you”. I work hard and I care about the work that I deliver. So, it feels nice to be recognized by … Continue reading

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