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7 Best Ways to Make One-On-One Meetings More Productive

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Reading Time: 6 minutesWhat is a one-on-one meeting? In most general terms, a one-on-one is a meeting between two people. In the corporate world, it is associated with a discussion where two people exchange candid feedback, share concerns and discuss how they can be more helpful to each other. It is also used…
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5 Best Strategies To Get Your First Programming Job

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Reading Time: 8 minutesA First Programming Job Requires Experience, But… How? A question that aspiring young developers ask me all the time is: How do I get the first programming job that I need to build the experience required by most programming jobs? It appears like a chicken and egg problem. You need…
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19 Types of Developers Explained

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Reading Time: 6 minutesThe software development landscape changes constantly. New areas of specialization, technologies, and methodologies pop into existence every few months, forged by the relentless innovation of the software industry. With it, terms to describe specialized types of developers become part of the unofficial industry lingo and show up in job ads and…
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How Google Leadership Failed Women in Tech

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Reading Time: 4 minutesGoogle loves a good pedigree. James Damore, the developer at the center of the huge anti-diversity manifesto controversy that got him fired from Google, is an educated person with a solid academic pedigree. According to his LinkedIn profile, he holds a BS in Molecular Biology, Physics and Chemistry from the…
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15 Best Ways to Achieve Flow

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Reading Time: 7 minutesThat amazing feeling. Imagine that you are immersed in a task, completely absorbed by the process of executing it. Your mind is one with what you are doing. Complexities of the task are clear and all aspects seem connected in well-understood ways. Your body appears to be floating and only…
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Anti-Diversity, Google, and Lack of Good Judgment

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Reading Time: 7 minutes[This post was featured on the Huffington Post] Many people who are successful show lack of good sense or judgment. There are many examples. A recent one is Travis Kalanick, the ex-CEO of Uber. His list of actions showing a lack of good judgment is impressive. You can find a…
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