tl;dr: (1) Management is about make those around you better. (2) Set expectations at the “what” level, not the “how” level. (3) It’s impossible to help someone if you're burnt out. (4) Spend most of your time with the highest performers. (5) Be realistic about what you can offer. (6) Have hard conversations early.
tl;dr: "Technical debt is not the cost of repaying the debt: it is the cost of owning the debt. These are not the same." It's also not necessarily a negative thing. Kevlin feels the metaphor is commonly misused.
tl;dr: A top down approach when a product manager mandates, with little buy in from the team, yields low engagement. A collaborative sprint with members of product, design, engineering, research, support, and analytics creates much higher engagement.
tl;dr: Apple has a functional organizational design - teams are structured around features i.e. cameras, not product categories i.e. iPhones. Three management traits are key: (1) Deep field expertise. (2) Immersion in details. (3) Willingness to collaboratively debate.
tl;dr: People are "struggling to delineate between work time and personal time, and were prone to working long hours without pausing for a break." We need to find effective ways of “switching off” or risk burning out.