Navigating ambiguity

Navigating deeply ambiguous problems is the rarest skill

Navigating ambiguity
10 minutes by Will Larson

In my experience, navigating deeply ambiguous problems is the rarest skill in engineers, and doing it well is a rarity. It’s sufficiently rare that many executives can’t do it well either, although I do believe that all long-term successful executives find at least one toolkit for these kinds of problems.

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Lessons from leaders at New Relic, Credit Karma, Reforge, Hubspot, Trulia, Intercom, VSCO, and more.

How To Fix Broken Teams
9 minutes by StaySaasy

Most teams break in very similar ways. And, even more luckily, most teams can be fixed in similar ways. So, let’s talk about diagnosing and fixing the most broken of teams.

Some things appear to be mistakes, but in fact should be celebrated as the expected outcomes of great decisions.

Velocity roles: Subtractionist
5 minutes by Jade Rubick

This post explores an archetype that makes teams faster – the Subtractionist. They simplify everything.

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