Management

Legend: 🐾 Pattern, πŸ’‘ Realization, 😺 Meme

General

πŸ’‘ Reversibility should be the prime criterion in determining how much effort to put into decisions. Don't wast time on making reversible decisions. - Jeff Bezos​

πŸ’‘ Management = Create Space to be Awesome = Purpose + Autonomy + Mastery + Inclusion - Meri Williams​

πŸ’‘ There are three kinds of managers: the shit umbrella, the shit funnel and the shit fan. - Caterina Fake​

🐾 Tell people that I believe in them and why I believe in them - Meri Williams​

🐾 Focus on the right problems at the right time, different things come for free at different points - Meri Williams​

🐾 Repetitive task with more than 3 steps? Use a checklist with one column per execution, add columns on the left - Alexander

Requirements Engineering

🐾 MVP thinking: Question all assumptions about customer need - unknown

🐾 Avoid writing software for solving problems - Alexander

🐾 Value management: Challenge safe assumptions regularly, don't wait for external triggers. Things are easily overlooked - Alexander

Brainstorming

🐾 1-2-4-all - Liberating Structures​

Communication

🐾 Repeat yourself at least 7 times: Others still need to hear beyond the point when you're worried you've been repetitive - Meri Williams​

🐾 Managers don't quarrel in front of the team - Kari PenttilÀ​

Hiring

πŸ’‘ Best predictor for being able to recruit and retain the people you want is somebody's ability to agree with the statement "someone like me can be successful here" - Meri Williams​

πŸ’‘ "Culture Add" matters a lot more than "Culture Fit" - Meri Williams​