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Notes and takeaways from The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

Culture is a set of living relationships working toward a shared goal. It’s not something you are. It’s something you do. My notes and takeaways from The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups Behaviors that demonstrate team cohesiveness are: Eye contact Short energetic exchanges (AKA no long speeches) Members talk with each other and not just the team leader Few interruptions Lots of questions Active listening Humor and laughter Attentive courtesies such as saying thank you Balanced talk time between participants Members break, explore, and then bring back information to the team Group performance depends on behavior that communicates one powerful overarching idea: We are safe and connected. They succeeded because they understood that being vulnerable together is the only way a team can become invulnerable . Three questions to ask your direct reports: What is one thing I currently do that you’d like me to continue doing? What is one thing I don’t currently do frequen

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Blog by one my shadows: What I learned as a Development Director Shadow at GitLab

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Utilizing blockchain to decentralize vulnerability disclosures

Notes on Managing Up

Mentoring on PlatoHQ

How GitLab Makes Agile Shine With Developers Spread Across 65 Countries

My notes on The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

The engineering director shadow experience at GitLab

Meet the Tanukis on Twitch featuring yours truly

My first (flutter) mobile app accepted on the Apple store

Innersource Summit - How GitLab breaks down barriers to increase collaboration during the software development process

Fail Faster Podcast

Top five actions engineers should take based on the OWASP Top 10 2021 security updates

GitLab issue to email monitoring from inception to live in a few weeks

Great discussion with Sai Charan Paloju from the Smart Cherrys podcast

Reliability Training for Developers

How to get a better tech job - podcast interview

Production First Mindset Podcast

Scaling Tech Organizations - CTO of Reddit