will meyer

Nerd of multiple disciplines. Father of boys. Employee of Spotify.

Engineering Management Recommended Links

HR, People Ops, general engineering mgmt and product-dev org stuff -- I've found these inspiring, interesting, challenging, or amusing over the years. An unordered, unformatted dump of a Pinboard tag of mine. YMMV.

Buffer: Inside a Completely Transparent Company | Inc.com
[priv] [http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/inside-buffer-company-complete-transparency.html]
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Programming Your Culture | TechCrunch
[priv] [http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/17/programming-your-culture/]
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A day-by-day guide to Jack Dorsey's 80-hour workweek - Nov. 13, 2011
[priv] [http://money.cnn.com/2011/11/13/technology/dorsey_techonomy/index.htm]
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The 5 values that drive 500 Startups - The Next Web
[priv] [http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/04/27/the-5-values-that-drive-500-startups/]
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The Adaptable Organization | Yammer Blog
[priv] [http://blog.yammer.com/blog/2012/06/the-adaptable-organization.html]
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An Introduction to You: Rands In Repose
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2013/04/07/an_introduction_to_you.html]
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Dennis Crowley of Foursquare on Open Lines of Communication - NYTimes.com
[priv] [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/business/dennis-crowley-of-foursquare-on-open-lines-of-communication.html?_r=4&ref=business]
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On Team Building
[priv] [http://marak.com/blog/post/27190022414/on-team-building]
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Rands In Repose: 1:1's, The Update, The Vent, and The Disaster
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2010/09/22/the_update_the_vent_and_the_disaster.html]
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What You can Learn About Burnout From Kim Kardashian, Robert Downey Jr, and Bruce Springsteen | Fistful of Talent
[priv] [http://fistfuloftalent.com/2012/06/what-you-can-learn-about-burnout-from-kim-kardashian-robert-downey-jr-and-bruce-springsteen.html]
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How Startups Are Killing Off Bosses - Business Insider
[priv] [http://www.businessinsider.com/how-startups-are-killing-off-bosses-2012-10]
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The Product is the Byproduct
[priv] [http://zachholman.com/talk/product-is-the-byproduct]
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Do Things, Tell People.
[priv] [http://carl.flax.ie/dothingstellpeople.html]
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What it’s like to work for Stripe | Alex MacCaw
[priv] [http://blog.alexmaccaw.com/stripes-culture]
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37signals Earns Millions Each Year. Its CEO’s Model? His Cleaning Lady | Fast Company
[priv] [http://www.fastcompany.com/3000852/37signals-earns-millions-each-year-its-ceo%E2%80%99s-model-his-cleaning-lady]
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3 Ways To Make Everyone Around You Smarter | Fast Company
[priv] [http://www.fastcompany.com/3000623/3-ways-make-everyone-around-you-smarter]
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Rands In Repose: The Pond
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2009/04/15/the_pond.html]
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Developing Team: Three Types of People (and why you're the problem)
[priv] [http://www.hrcapitalist.com/2012/08/developing-your-team-three-types-of-people-and-why-youre-the-problem.html]
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Rands In Repose: Mandate Dissection
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2004/10/06/mandate_dissection.html]
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Rands In Repose: Incrementalists & Completionists
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2003/08/05/incrementalists_completionists.html]
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Rands In Repose: Healthy Tension
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2004/05/25/healthy_tension.html]
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Rands In Repose : Bored People Quit
[priv] [http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/cat_best_of.html]
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Coder to Developer forward
[priv] [http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/CoderToDeveloper.html]
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(pairing for onboarding) learning through collaboration » Big Nerd Ranch BlogBig Nerd Ranch Blog
[priv] [http://blog.bignerdranch.com/1647-learning-through-collaboration/]
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Job Interview Ideas: Play Games by Challengage
[priv] [http://tech.co/job-interview-ideas-challengage-2013-04]
2 good ideas: Game-playing as job interview, Failures Chart. via @techcocktail
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Bridgewater - Culture & Principles - Bridgewater Principles
[priv] [http://www.bwater.com/home/culture--principles.aspx]
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The HubSpot Culture Code: Creating a Company We Love
[priv] [http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/34234/The-HubSpot-Culture-Code-Creating-a-Company-We-Love.aspx]
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Peter Corbett's Management Hacks - hackpad.com
[priv] [https://hackpad.com/Peter-Corbetts-Management-Hacks-3KJiKExlH74]
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Why (Almost) Every Startup Should Be Working From Home
[priv] [http://www.techinasia.com/startup-work-from-home/]
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Here’s How Spotify Scales Up And Stays Agile: It Runs ‘Squads’ Like Lean Startups | TechCrunch
[priv] [http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/17/heres-how-spotify-scales-up-and-stays-agile-it-runs-squads-like-lean-startups/]
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DC Tech
[priv] [https://www.facebook.com/groups/washdctech/permalink/485020504876721/]
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(37) What tools do SMBs and startups use most to manage recruitment and talent evaluation? - Quora
[priv] [http://www.quora.com/What-tools-do-SMBs-and-startups-use-most-to-manage-recruitment-and-talent-evaluation]
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Making it Virtually Easy to Deploy on Day One « Code as Craft
[priv] [http://codeascraft.etsy.com/2012/03/13/making-it-virtually-easy-to-deploy-on-day-one/]
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Two grades at GORUCK: A and F. A- rounds down
[priv] [http://www.gorucknews.com/people/the-philosophy-of-more-and-the-philosophy-of-magic-in-bozeman-montana/]
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Managing Time in a ROWE
[priv] [http://highgroove.com/articles/2012/07/24/time-tracking-and-rowe.html]
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What is ROWE | CultureRx
[priv] [http://www.gorowe.com/main/what-is-rowe/]
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8 Indispensable Qualities For Your First Startup Hire
[priv] [http://www.readwriteweb.com/start/2012/07/8-indispensable-qualities-for-your-first-startup-hire.php]
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Whining or Working the Team - Driven Forward
[priv] [http://www.drivenforward.com/blog/whining-or-working-the-team]
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Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering?
[priv] [http://www.cloudave.com/496/want-to-know-the-difference-between-a-cto-and-a-vp-engineering/]
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Hiring Engineers, a Process « hueniverse
[priv] [http://hueniverse.com/2013/02/hiring-engineers-a-process/]
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How Stripe built one of Silicon Valley’s best engineering teams
[priv] [http://firstround.com/article/How-Stripe-built-one-of-Silicon-Valleys-best-engineering-teams]
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How to Hire Top Talent for Your Startup
[priv] [http://techcocktail.com/hire-top-talent-startup-2012-07#.UBKWiTFSTDJ]
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(37) What is the interview process like at Square? - Quora
[priv] [http://www.quora.com/What-is-the-interview-process-like-at-Square]
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