How to Address and Solve Team Issues Quickly and Effectively?

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Over the past 6 months our team expanded from 15 people to over 30+ and, as one can imagine, we experienced the entire range of issues that can stem from such a growth. Not only did we have a lot of new names to learn, we also had to find the solutions and tools that would make our collaboration smoother and more effective.

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21 Books On Business, Design and Development Every Entrepreneur Should Read

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With holidays just around the corner, we decided to share with you a couple of our favourite tomes: the following list covers a broad range of topics and will be an excellent resource for everyone interested in modern technologies and how they change. The list was prepared by the entire Macoscope Team, so it will include recommendations from developers, designers, but also from the Macoscope founders, the latter focused more on operations, sales, and marketing. Hope you will find our listing inspirational!

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A Developer’s Primer on Being a CEO (Lessons Learned, Part Two)

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I’ve been a software developer all my life, but one day around three years ago I traded places with our CEO and traded Xcode and vim for Google Spreadsheets and Apple Mail. More than a year ago I shared with you my thoughts on that switch. Since I’ve received some questions and comments on my piece, I decided to share the update on my experience and solutions I employ to stay productive.

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I Hate Time Tracking

I want to share something with you today: although I’m a Project Manager, I despise tracking time and keeping worklogs. Each day at the office is usually divided into numerous smaller activities with frequent context changes. Despite my utmost desire to map out the workday ahead of me, I can’t fully commit myself to that task because, by definition, Project Managers have to dispatch problems as fast as it is humanly possible.

On the other hand, I completely understand the reasoning behind tracking time and the value that proper worklogs can have for any given organization, and this post will delve into both of these issues. Hold on to your seats, this is going to get pretty wild.

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A Developer’s Primer on Being a CEO (Lessons Learned)

I’ve been a software developer all my life, but one day around two years ago I switched places with our CEO and traded Xcode and vim for Google Spreadsheets and Apple Mail.

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