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Leadership and PERMA – Part 1

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PERMA – an acronym that was devised by Martin Seligman (Wiki entry on Martin), a published psychologist who has spent much of his life determining the tools required for a ‘good life’ as he describes. During a lecture given… Read More

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My most hated phrase – “It’s not my job’ and how to challenge it

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Have you been discussing something that needs to be done; whether a full project, parts of the project or voicing a change that needs to happen and heard the immortal words: ‘It’s not my job’? The last person… Read More

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The importance of your USP

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  What is a USP? It stands for ‘Unique Selling Point’. It’s what makes you, you. Everyone has at least one, and so does every successful venture. Mine is being able to sing word for word every Meat… Read More

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Good API Etiquette

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  APIs are great! Every developer you talk to will usually say that an API is the preferred way to go when you want to talk to other systems. Now ask that developer if they like working with… Read More

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Letting Go……

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There are generally 4 types of technical director/leader/cto etc. Founder technical director. Often a dev leader who’s job progresses outside of this due to growth. Operational leader. Someone who reports to a CIO and just runs the day… Read More