Mark Pearl

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7 code review manners How to make your team fall in love with legacy code


Accomplish More by Committing to Less
Set better goals with NCTS not OKRs
Work somewhere dysfunctional
Practices, Principles, Values
Leading an exhausted workforce
The dark side of transparency
4 Documentation Quadrants
Durably Excellent Teams

Remote work

Nice ideas on how to connect remote (hybrid) teams


Overcoming the messy matrix for platform teams
Applying Product Thinking to Slack’s Internal Compute Platform
Video : The Paved PaaS to Microservices at Netflix - Platform Thinking
Blog : The Paved PaaS to Microservices at Netflix - Platform Thinking
Full Cycle Developers at Netflix - Operate what you build
The ten fallacies of Platform Engineering
What is a platform
Devs don’t want to do ops
Scaling developer teams

Product Delivery

Compromise and collaboration: Working with product
What is a technical product manager
Conway’s Law Doesn’t Apply to Rigid Designs


Antifragile Planning
Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering?
Head of, Director, How to live with title inflation
Software engineer career levels
The Weekly CEO e-mail
Crafting reverse interview questions How I structure teams for growth
Software engineer career levels
No regrets - Urzila Carlson
VP of Engineering Interview Questions
Mastering the art of strategy with Richard Rumelt
You have too many metrics
This Is What Winning In SaaS Looks Like In 2023
HBR - Leaders guide to corporate culture


Image Occlusion in Cloze for Anki
Using Cloze Deletion Cards in Anki
How to make great anki cards which you will actually remember

Architecture and Technology

Scaling the Practice of Architecture, Conversationally Build your own Radar


Bad News Is Worse through Email
How to deliver bad news


Reforge Planning Your Successful Growth Career with Elena Verna and Adam Fishman
Reforge Teching Teams to Budget Time for the Bottom Line

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