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The Upspark Way
So last week I spoke on a podcast on technology leadership with the good folks at Teal Software about technology leadership, and kept finding myself iterating the idea of “falling back to purpose”. I have come to believe that the most important job of any leader, especially a CEO, is to embody and project the […]
Running a startup is challenging, you’re constantly pursuing and evaluating new opportunities, all sorts of unplanned work keep coming up and your needs change day to day. When this is the norm, your development team loses focus and productivity drops. Ironically, the team becomes less able to respond to your changing demands. If you’re like […]
How can you tell the difference between someone whose unique way of doing things is actually trouble for your team, or is just a new and different (but effective) approach? As your team grows, you’ll naturally start handing off responsibilities to other people. In most cases, you just explain how you want the thing done, […]