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How to Start Managing from 2,000 Kilometers

So, how do you assume management responsibility for a group of 40 people in a foreign country, most of whom you’ve never met before? Th...

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The Last Meta-Post (for Now)

Note: By posting this, I run the risk of people calling me a "meta-blogger" again (see below). But I can live with that. At lea...

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How to Handle Multiple Customers

Some time ago I wrote a blog post on how to do resource planning when you’re dealing with multiple small projects. It seems to be a tou...

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My New Adventures in Ukraine

Our company has its main office in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), and a second one in Zhytomyr (Ukraine). On Twitter you might have read th...

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I Don’t Feel Like Writing, Yet I Write

I must write.Though I’m not in the mood for writing.I’d rather read my Peter F. Hamilton book.But still, I write. Why? It is called s...

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How to Make People Behave: 6 Levels of Disciplinary Action

In 4 Top Posts on Discipline in Software Development I told you about some disciplinary problems I was facing and the articles that I fou...

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1st Anniversary: Your Opinion Please!

Tomorrow (or today if I compensate for last year's leap day) this blog is celebrating its first anniversary. Exactly one year ago I w...

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secretGeek: Read It & Beat It

My cunning plan to dominate the software development blogosphere seems to be working. Authors of competing blogs are all lining up and be...

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Interview Questions

100 Interview Questions for Software Developers

Hiring smart software developers is not easy. If you’re not careful you might end up hiring a bunch of moronic mandrills, like I di...

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Team Members, Be Predictable!

In my earlier blog post I Follow My Rules, You Follow Yours I wrote that team members don't necessarily have to follow the same rules...

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Good Coders Code, Great Reuse: Read It & Beat It

In my relentless efforts to dominate the software development blogosphere, I am trying to find out how to beat all competitors. As you ca...

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My Latest Team of Chefs

A while ago I wrote about the team building exercise I regularly organize. It comes down to this: I invite some colleagues over for dinne...

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