Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Scott Berkun's Team Management Essays

How to learn from your mistakes - If some mistakes are unavoidable, the smart learn everything they can from them.

How to survive a bad manager - What to do when you work for someone who doesn't know what they're doing.

Why you must lead or follow - The way teams work, you must know where you stand.

Why I left Microsoft - A personal essay on why I left Microsoft after nearlfy a decade working there.

Why smart people defend bad ideas - I’ve catalogued many of the ways this happens, including advice on prevention.

How to interview and hire people - An approach for getting the most out of a 60 minute interview.

How to pitch an idea - Here's a short primer on how to pitch ideas and concepts to other people.
And that's just July 2005. Wow.

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