Bill Jordan
13 min readMay 27, 2016


About Me

Be Wary of High Performers

Encourage Continual Product Improvement

Encourage Code Ownership

Recognize Leaders

Watch Out for Misleading Metrics

Limit Interruptions

Prefer Private Workspaces

Encourage Experimentation

Let Employees Leave

Never Turn Down Small Requests

Abolish Yearly and Bi-Yearly Performance Reviews

You’re Not Better than Your Employees

Don’t Discount Younger or Older Developers

Don’t have Stupid Dress Codes