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Shed Your Money Taboos

Derek Sivers offers advice to musicians that applies to any creative pursuit: The unhappiest musicians I’ve met are the ones who avoided the subject of money, and now are despe...More

Questions for Our First 1:1

Lara Hogan: In the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of kicking off lots of new reporting relationships with both engineers and engineering managers. Over time, I’ve learne...More

Building Remote-First Teams

Karolina Szczur on “I can’t get this ASAP,” one of the excuses against remote work: Circling back to Basecamp and their earlier publication, “Rework”, we can bring in a killer ...More

Being the Boss Is Tough

Claire Lew on being the boss: How are you coming across? What’s your body language? Do you ask questions? Do you listen? Do you go out of the way to help one of your employees?...More

The Interview from Hell

Steve Shogren: This story fills me with an overwhelming desire to never continue the cycle of abuse. I strive every interview to try to respectfully work with the candidate, an...More

Rules for Getting Hired

Michael Johnson gives some excellent advice on Cognition to get you hired. As someone who at times has been involved in the hiring process, I can vouch for how important these are.More

Fire the Workaholics

David Heinemeier Hansson: People who always work late makes the people who don’t feel inadequate for merely working reasonable hours. That’ll lead to guilt, misery, and poor mo...More

‘Let’s Talk Money’

Helen Tran: One of the most displeasing sentiments out there is that if you are passionate about something, the money shouldn’t matter. People will fall all over themselves agr...More

Freelancing and Premium Beef

Andy Adams: Price changes aren’t easy, but if you’re ever going to break out of being a commodity freelancer, you’re going to have to be nervous. You’ll have to say goodbye to ...More

‘Fired? Speak No Evil’

Will Blyte writing for The New York Times: The increased prevalence of nondisparagement agreements is part of a corporate culture of risk management that would have us say noth...More

Laura Kalbag on Being Open

The most conscious decision I made about openness was to not put up a front and not always try to make myself look better. We all do things that make us look stupid from time ...More

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