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"The Impossible, III" by Maria Martins.

The release valve

Software engineers live in a world filled with problems and issues. A big part of your job as a person managing them is to get them talking about them.

Avoiding the estimation death spiral

Instead of being buried beneath planning meetings and detailed estimates, empowered engineering teams and organizations should negotiate on scope as well as timeline

Paper lanterns from the Indianapolis Museum of Art (Newfields) Christmas decorations

A shared context is a manager’s first goal

As humans, we each have our own context and version of reality. Part of your job as a manager and leader is to make sure others know the world you’re carrying in yours.