Wednesday July 20, 2011
Much has been written about employee motivation and retention. It’s written by folks who actively use words like motivation and retention and generally don’t have a clue about the daily necessity of keeping your team professionally content because they’ve either never done the work or have forgotten how it’s done.
Wednesday February 23, 2011
Fantastic comments on the 37 Signals Yahoo/Acquisition blog post, including gems on bad management and first hand experience from Y! employees.
Tuesday November 16, 2010
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Friday August 13, 2010
Interesting to compare with my 3 years at Last.fm. Company culture stuff, etc.
"What went wrong? Yahoo had two problems Google didn't: easy money, and ambivalence about being a technology company" Cracking insight, especially the bits about good, bad programmers and losing talent
Monday March 16, 2009
Article is old, but entertaining none the less: "On a lark, she answered an ad for an in-house masseuse at Google, then a Silicon Valley start-up with 40 employees. She was offered the part-time job, which started out at $450 a week but included a pile of Google stock options that she figured might never be worth a penny."
Saturday March 14, 2009
"It seems like a fool-proof plan: start up with a close friend. You’ll get along (obviously), and you’ll get to share the exciting, fantastic, scary experience of starting up with someone you care about. It’s not a bad idea, but there are a few caveats that you should be aware of before you proceed..."