The adventure bike segment has exploded the last couple of years. Some people buy the bikes to go on adventures. Some people do not. What you buy apart from a capable machine is the image and the dream. You could go on an adventure any moment. You look adventurous. You will be perceived as adventurous. … Continue reading An adventure bike is the bike you ride
I LOVE physical books. I love the feeling of having them in the hands, flipping through the pages and using a pen to scribble down notes and highlights. But I must admit that when it comes to notes and highlights, then my Kindle is a lot more practical. What you see below here is all … Continue reading On Duties – Cicero (highlights)
"Agile" is all over every workplace from municipalities over manufactoring to of course software development. Everyone has caught the "bug" and everyone talks about agile as the best thing since sliced bread. Agile is of course a framework that somewhat encourages you to take the things you like and get value from and leave out … Continue reading Is agile killing time for reflection
Good leadership/management takes empathy and compassion for the people you lead. You can lead without it, it may even be today’s norm – but you cannot be a good leader or manager without it. If you lead without empathy or compassion you will end up seeing people as resources that can just be replaced and … Continue reading Leading with empathy
If your only tool in your management toolbox is authority and your ability to exercise it, then you are not really a well-developed leader. Getting people to follow by way of authority, is as blunt and single-minded as leading people with a gun to their head - it does not require that much talent. Great … Continue reading Authority is not leadership
Disturbances at work can be annoying and hinder productivity whether you are a developer, a writer, a manager or something completely different, so how can we minimize disturbances at work? I have seen and heard a lot of advice on how to minimize disturbances at work. But they all seem to somewhat focus on the … Continue reading How to minimize disturbances at work
There are truckloads of books, seminars and courses on the latest and greatest management theories. But is the latest and greatest really what we need or are developments in management theory primarily making the wheels spin for the people who invent them and the institutions that rely on teaching them. Can a man that lived … Continue reading Wittiness – Aristotle’s take on management
Why did I choose to have a WordPress site as a Full Stack Developer? Why did I not choose to show off my skills and build something from scratch in ReactJS with a .Net Core backend for instance? Am I not missing an opportunity to showcase abilities and perhaps even giving off a lack of … Continue reading Why a WordPress site as a Full Stack Developer?