Episode 32 - Switching from being a developer to being a manager

The emojified face of Kim Rowan.

We're back again with Kim Rowan. Listen to her thoughts about what it's like to become a manager of technical teams. Read about how she got into tech. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Kim-Rowan-Becoming-a-manager.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:18 — 1.6MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Book Review: Turn the Ship Around - L. David Marquet

A submarine sails through choppy waters.

Marquet was a Naval Academy graduate and an experienced officer when selected for submarine command. He faced a new wrinkle when he was assigned at the last minute to the Santa Fe, a nuclear powered submarine that he hadn't been trained for. Facing the high-stress environment of a sub where there’s little margin for error, he was determined to reverse the trends he found.

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7 Management Myths That Need To Be Busted

There are many aspects of modern business management which bother me. More than anything though, is the relentless invasion of idiotic myths which seems to pass for "inspirational leadership". I've sat in many classrooms - with many different employers - and I keep seeing the same lies being told to students. HR and training teams […]

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