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Reading List: 2018

Jan 21, 2019
Finally had some time to sit down and reflect on some of my favorite books of 2018. It was a great year for me in terms of personal exploration, as I was able to take a bunch of time off from work. This gave me a chance to explore many different areas (meditation, sketching & illustration, cooking, diet to name a few), and often I would read books to guide my path. Read More β†’

Staying Technically Sharp

Jun 13, 2018
Your past as an individual contributor helps you tremendously as an engineering leader. It's crucial to understand why, so that you can do what's necessary to maintain your technical edge. Ultimately, your technical skills are a critical part of your engineering leadership effectiveness. Read More β†’

Effective 1-on-1s

May 20, 2018
You're in yet another boring 1-on-1 meeting. It seems like all you do is go over random updates, or just chat about life. You could be using this time to do 'real work' instead! Thankfully, it doesn't have to be this way. Read More β†’

Hiring for Diversity & Inclusion

May 14, 2018
There are many reasons why building diverse teams within inclusive environments is beneficial. Others have written about them at length, and the cases are compelling. If you aren't already familiar with the data and rationale, please take the time to do some research on it. Without strong intrinsic motivation from your leadership, change is unlikely. Read More β†’

The Cost of American Credit

Mar 21, 2018
It’s important for people to truly understand the consequences of the Equifax hack, and to take whatever actions they can to protect themselves. This is no joke: it is quite likely a significant number of people’s entire livelihoods will be destroyed as a result of this breach. Read More β†’

Reading List: 2017

Jan 3, 2018
Roundup of the most impactful books I read this year featuring autobiographies, fiction and history books. Read More β†’
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