i am as proud of what we do as of what we don't do - steve jobs quote

(Note: This post is part of a series for new technical leaders that are joining a new company, or taking over a new organization or team; and while written for new CTOs, VPs of Engineering, or Software Managers, could be applied to other technical positions.  This is also written largely for smaller to mid-size teams […]

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One of the books I borrowed from my friends Jessica was this one called The Perfect Store: Inside eBay.  It is the story of the evolution of ebay from the beginning, until very recently.  I read it as part of my “bus series” (my slang for reading it on the bus) and it worked well […]

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I have always thought that the reason places like Google catered food was because it was a nice perk for the employees. A year ago I would have never thought that I would be advocating this practice for all start-ups. So how did I change my mind? Let me tell the story. Not all that […]

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