Weekly Roundup 41

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Every week I come across some great articles. Here are some of the posts I feel you will enjoy reading as much as I did.

Conversational copy is powerful but it is hard to get right. Harry Dry has a guide to conversational copy that can help.

The conventional advice encourages everyone to become a manager. Charity Majors highlights the [17 reasons why you wouldn’t want to become a manager even in a healthy organisation.

Building a good culture is hard. In this post, Mike Crittenden talks about what I think is the biggest mistake organizations make. Basically, reward the people who don’t live the culture even though it looks like the latter provide direct benefit to the business.

Can you write code just by using your voice and eye-tracking? Josh Comeau shows his workflow for writing code using a microphone and an eye-tracker.

It’s easy for us to misunderstand harmless questions and statements. Paraphrasing can help us avoid this. Padmini Pyapali shares some examples of how paraphrasing can be used in different contexts to make a conversation more positive and productive. Although, I am not sure how achievable it is in practice.

Even though low code/no code won’t replace programmers, it is the future because it makes technology more accessible to everyone. Rex Woodbury takes a look at the no-code movement and the rise of creator platforms like Roblox.

In case you missed it, I wrote a book summary of Death by Meeting by Patrick M. Lencioni.

Hope you enjoy reading these articles as much as I did.

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