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Leadership through kindness

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Growth

Imagine What do you think about when you imagine a good leader? What sort of person are you thinking about? What age are they? Which gender? Now, let’s think about what you’re imagining them doing. Are they giving a talk? Are they motivating a group of people? Are they congratulating them after a major success? Maybe you have a less positive connotation. You could be imagining someone shouting, or being angry or pushy. It could […]

The relationship with Product

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A month after launch A much-awaited upgrade to your application went live 4 weeks ago. It was probably the most organized launch that your company has done so far. It hit production well on time for a start! Customers logged in on Monday morning to an in-app announcement about the new functionality. The team felt great for making it over the line. The marketing collateral followed on the brochure site and your social channels at […]

Dealing with different personalities

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Not the best mix You get all sorts of people working in technology. Let’s start with a story. There are two meeting rooms, side by side. The camera pans over to the first of them, on the left. The wall of the meeting room is glass, and through the pane there are three suited individuals in their mid-forties, having what looks like a very heated argument. We are now inside the room. “I just refuse […]