Usually there is always a better way than just leaving a code comment

Commenting code

The role of the PHP language changed over the last two decades, and the job market along with it. What does this mean for products relying on it as a primary backend language?

PHP

How to think about the talent pool


Two recruitment processes that taught me that you shoudln’t always make an offer at all cost, even if the candidate is hitting on all cylinders

A tale about two candidates

The bad outcome


Do you remember the urge to apply all those new and shiny engineering tools to your codebase? What happens if you take a similar aproach to leadership? What leadership lessons can you get from your engineering experience?

Pacing your teambuilding efforts

Focusing to much on the solution might cloud your vision and lead you into a dead end

The XY problem

I’d like my team to be diverse in many ways, also in the level of knowledge and social skills

The Geniuses and the Butterflies

There’s something much more valuable to my team that putting in 50+ hours of work every week

We’re a good team for experienced developers

One bad apple can spoil the bunch. Do you know how to spot it?

Givers vs Takers
  • givers (you may think about them as altruists)
  • takers (the opposite of the first group)
  • and matchers, behaving in a kind of quid pro quo manner

Simon Sinek want’s you to figure out who’s the asshole on your team, an who’s the natural leader

Performance vs trust

We were robbed of an opportunity to build our Docplanner Phone team as we would like it by the forced remote work, but as it turns out, we managed to build a great working culture anyway

Building a remote-only team

Maciej Łebkowski

Web evangelist

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