August 2007 Archives

Removing duplicate files in your iTunes library
Run a couple of unix commands and rid yourself of duplicate MP3s.
August 29, 2007 - 244 words, 19 comments

Ye old ball game
Ye old ball game — From the tiny gloves to the early rules and role...
August 24, 2007 - 31 words,

What's this mean?
I have an odd icon on my iPhone screen.
August 23, 2007 - 89 words, 2 comments

SSH on my iPhone - easy
An SSH client in your pocket.
August 23, 2007 - 108 words, 10 comments

Simple video editor for Windows
Looking for a decent video editor that’s easy to use.
August 22, 2007 - 129 words, 3 comments

VideoCafe -- why?
How many bloggers want to embed promotional videos?
August 8, 2007 - 67 words,

Tether your iPhone: EDGE internet on your laptop
Tether your iPhone: EDGE internet on your laptop — Instructions for using your iPhone’s internet...
August 7, 2007 - 36 words,

Recently

Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s
Are 1:1s confidential? (Jan 2)
Is the discussion that occurs in a 1:1 confidential, even if no agreed in the meeting to keep it so?
Skip-level 1:1s are your hidden superpower (Jan 1)
Holding 1:1s with peers and with people far below you on the reporting chain will open your eyes up to what’s really going on in your business.
Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team? (Dec 28)
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1? (Dec 23)
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.

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