Monthly Archive: July 2017

11 Best Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

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Reading Time: 6 minutesSoftware Engineers and Emotional Intelligence Software Engineers are rarely associated to Emotional Intelligence (EI). They are often seen as introverts who tend to focus inwards rather than outwards. That stereotype is due to the fact that developers often start by learning to code in isolation. That leads to associating coding…
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12 Reasons To Avoid Individual Code Ownership

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Reading Time: 7 minutesCoding is a form of art, and artists are very attached to their pieces. That visceral attachment is what makes programmers passionate and intense. That can be a good thing, but it can also lead to problems. Unless the entire development organization has only one or two developers, individual code…
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Company culture is shaped at the top, and forms at the bottom

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Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat is culture? If a company were a person, its culture would be the inner dialog, character, personality, values, dreams, and mood of the individual. Culture is hard to define because is not one single thing, but the interaction of many different aspects that are often in competition and balance…
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