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You Weren’t Meant to Have a Boss, But It Helps…

When software development gods like Paul Graham tell you that people should not be managed, it makes you wonder what we need bosses for. ...

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5 Easy Questions for Luke Hohmann

On this blog I have published interviews with Steve McConnell, Johanna Rothman, Alistair Cockburn, Scott Berkun, Mary Poppendieck, Grady ...

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Time Sheets: Squashed Between Jeff Sutherland and Joel Spolsky

Last week I got this message from Rebekah: Jurgen, I've been following your blog and really enjoy it.  I work for a small web d...

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The 12 Best Questions for Team Members

In their book First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman presen...

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5 Easy Questions for Karl Fogel

On this blog I have published interviews with Steve McConnell, Johanna Rothman, Alistair Cockburn, Scott Berkun, Mary Poppendieck, Grady ...

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Team Complete: The Definitive Guide for Managers

Which of you software developers does not have Code Complete, by Steve McConnell, on his bookshelf? Only five of you? I thought so! That ...

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The 2nd Law of Software Development

In a previous blog post I wrote about the 1st Law of Software Development. This law deals with each manager’s concern to make sure that...

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5 Easy Questions for Randall Hyde

On this blog I have published interviews with Steve McConnell, Johanna Rothman, Alistair Cockburn, Scott Berkun, Mary Poppendieck, Grady ...

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How to Do Many Projects (Part 4): Resource Planning

In three earlier blog posts I talked about multi-functional teams, matrix management and maintenance. In my maintenance article I argued ...

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Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans

Ladies and gentlemen… In this post I proudly present the Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans. I have created this...

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Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans (part 4)

part 1: 1-25 | part 2: 25-50 | part 3: 50-75 | part 4: 75-100 | blog post+description Alright, I tricked you. Shame on me! The remaining ...

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Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans (part 3)

part 1: 1-25 | part 2: 25-50 | part 3: 50-75 | part 4: 75-100 | blog post+description Nr Title / Author(s) / Tags 51 The Paradox of Choic...

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