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Bridget Kromhout ACM

Containers will not fix your broken culture

Bridget Kromhout dropping some hard truths:

We focus so often on technical anti-patterns, neglecting similar problems inside our social structures. Spoiler alert: the solutions to many difficulties that seem technical can be found by examining our interactions with others. Let’s talk about five things you’ll want to know when working with those pesky creatures known as humans.

Thing #2 (Good Team Interactions: Build, Because You Can’t Buy) alone is worth the price of admission.

kate Matsudaira ACM

How to get things done when you don't feel like it

Kate Matsudaira provides 5 excellent strategies for pushing through:

Even if you love your job, you don’t always feel like doing it every day. There are so many factors that influence your ability to show up to work with enthusiasm and then work hard all day long.

From gamification to calendaring, Kate has a lot of good advice in this piece. I even learned a new word, “precrastination”, which I’ve been doing a lot of without even knowing it! 💪

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