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Micro-management; How to Use OKRs; Radical Candor Tips. TPL #97.

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May 20 · Issue #97 · View online
Links, notes and opinions for leaders in the tech industry.

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A note on articles: Medium seems to be trying out some kind of subscription/membership deal. Let me know if it gets in the way.  And an increasing number of articles now have large “sign up” overlays.  Again, let me know if these are getting in the way, and I’ll avoid them.

Management and Micromanagement
Micromanagement — What Is It and How Can We Avoid It?
Startup Engineering: Managing, not Micromanaging – Mason Jones – Medium
An Ode to the OKR - How to Motivate Greater Ambition in Teams
How to Make OKRs Actually Work at Your Startup | First Round Review
How to Structure Your Organization to Profit from Chaos
People
Why I Do so Much Emotional Labor at Work – Jane Nevins – Medium
Did You Know There Are 5 Levels of Listening?
Radical Candor Tips
Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor, posts regularly on linkedin.  Here are a few useful Radical Candor tips, nicely summarized.  Examples biased towards giving praise, since I’ve found that (oddly) to be the hardest practice to communicate when giving Radical Candor workshops
Praising Personality: Pros and Cons
Praise Behavior Not Personality
Your Opinions are Valid, But They Are Not Facts
More On Giving Praise
Quotes
“Construction and destruction alike satisfy the will to power, but construction is more difficult as a rule, and therefore gives more satisfaction to the person who can achieve it”
          Bertrand Russell
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