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InfoQ Interviews Posted

While I was on vacation in early January, there were two interviews posted on InfoQ: Ben Linders interviewed Esther Derby, Don Gray, and me about the Change Artistry book. I’m really pleased about the way the interview came out. Thanks, … Continue reading

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Is Offshoring Less Expensive? Exposing Another Management Myth

I was in the midst of an assessment when the CIO came to me, and shut the door. “I have a serious question for you.” I nodded for him to continue. I put aside my papers to show him I … Continue reading

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Hiring Geeks That Fit Interview Posted on InfoQ

What’s the single biggest point of leverage you have in changing your team? It’s not the process. After the manager, it’s the people on your team. (Your manager is the single biggest point of leverage because of the political leverage … Continue reading

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Hiring Geeks That Fit is Available at the Pragmatic Bookshelf

Drum roll please… I am very pleased to announce that Hiring Geeks That Fit is also available at the Pragmatic Bookshelf! I self-published the book at leanpub, and announced it over on Hiring Technical People, and have been writing about … Continue reading

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OOP Podcast Posted

Matthias Bohlen interviewed me as part of the preparation for the OOP conference. We spoke on a wide range of topics, not just my talk which is “Six Behaviors to Consider When Hiring for an Agile Team.” We spoke briefly … Continue reading

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