”You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” Sounds like good advice, right? First impressions are strong. What about the second impression? Or the third? Or the fourth? Or the 100th? Just like an interviewee can interview well but be a terrible teammate, you can make a good first impression as … Continue reading “Impressions #2-100”
When the boat is sinking, there’s two places you can be. In a safe place, shouting orders to the people on the boat, or on the boat itself, helping to bail water out, coordinating evacuation, and being with the people who are in danger. That’s an extreme example, but it’s relevant to our work. Who … Continue reading “Are you on the boat?”
Just reading the title makes me wince and remember all those times I tried to convince others of a course of action because it was obviously right. No one cared. The old chestnut definition of leadership is ‘influencing others to accomplish a common goal’, and it’s doubly true in software. We think that perhaps by … Continue reading “No one cares that you’re right”
We’re on the precipice of another geo-political conflict that can easily plunge the world into war, Microsoft gobbles up yet another mammoth game studio, and Omicron has the entire US as “High community Transmission.”. Let’s get to it. 🕹 Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone across … Continue reading “[Last Week in .NET #78] – Platform Exclusives are the new black”
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