…he biggest mobile development companies in Melbourne and joined there as a Junior mobile developer. It was a bit of shock for me as despite of having 5 years of experience in industry back in India I was considered to be new to Australian market and had to start as a junior developer again. Can’t complain because soon in a year I became senior developer in that company. Sometimes somethings are not in our hands and we have to agree to the Norm. I did exactly same because at that time I wanted an opportunity to to get started in Australia. After a year in the company I came to know my fellow male developer who is my best friend as well had 40% more salary than me. I am pretty sure it happened unknowingly by the company. It is also possible they didn’t find me as…
Mike once explained this reality to me this way. He said, that even if you are smarter and harder working than the 3 people you manage and can do everything they do, you still can’t do the work of 4 or 5 or more. More importantly, as a leader you aspire to have a team doing even better work than you would do. The only way to do that is to let people do what they believe is best, even making preventable mistakes along the way, rather than being a leader that is spends time correcting or editing the work of others.
Create new options — Asked to come up with two options, the feedback was always a combination of the two presented. Usually this followed the pattern of “Option A is fast but fragile, Option B is slow and robust” and the feedback was “get to Option C, the fast and robust one”. Duh.
…d for jobs. By changing a few keywords, you can attract a more balanced and diverse applicant pool. Words like ninja, dominant, leader, aggressive, ambitious are masculine, and dissuade women from applying.