Hire Late

You’ve heard the phrase “hire when it becomes painful”, but did anyone ever tell you what that means in practice? In this article, I’ll break it down as best as I can.

Three Things

You did it! You’re managing a new team. Maybe it wasn’t your decision but either way I see you’re busy. We don’t have much time. Here’s some advice as you chart a course for your team: Make new problems into old ones Hire generalists, not specialists Own the problem space This may sound self-explanatory but give me a minute to expand on this. After a few years working and leading software teams, let’s just say, I’ve seen a few.