Caring about performance means taking care of your culture, too. Here’s a way to collaborate on your team’s rituals

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One of my go-to interview questions is, “What would you do if you were asked to change the practices in your current team?”


95% of the time, it triggers rich conversations. First, it’s system thinking. We talk about how the candidate views their team as a living system with all its dynamics and inefficiencies. Second, it helps me assess whether the candidate would be a good fit with our culture. Because when we talk about practices, we’re actually talking about culture and values.

There was a moment in my career when I realized that I’d stopped…

Sinan Kucukkoseler

Systems Thinker, outdoors geek. Developer @NewRelic, ex-ThoughtWorker.

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