Interesting links of the week (12/03 – 12/09, 2018)

Interesting links of the week (12/03 – 12/09, 2018)

Here are some articles and blog posts I’ve run into over the last week that I found interesting.

Technology

Non-Technology

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Leadership

A title does not make you a leader. I don’t care if you’re The President, a CEO, a CTO, a team leader or just someone on the team trying to get stuff done.

Actions make you a leader. Honesty makes you a leader. Integrity makes you a leader.

Here are some things I believe a leader should and should NOT be and do. It’s certainly not exhaustive, but it’s a start.

A Leader should:

  • Be humble
  • Be transparent
  • Have frequent, scheduled 1:1’s with people they lead
  • Address concerns from the people they lead
  • Seek feedback
  • Never ask their team to do anything they aren’t willing to do themselves

A Leader should NOT:

  • Make excuses
  • Think they are above the people they lead
  • Ignore concerns from the people they lead
  • Expect others to know what they are thinking

And on that note, I want to take a moment to announce a new blog and podcast I’m putting together! Please check out https://thoughtsonleadership.net/ for details!

Interesting links of the week (11/26 – 12/02, 2018)

Interesting links of the week (11/26 – 12/02, 2018)

Here are some articles and blog posts I’ve run into over the last week that I found interesting.

Technology

Non-Technology

Random