Weekly Roundup 50

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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.

How to Solve the Good Person, Wrong Seat Problem

by JT McCormick

It's much easier to have a conversation when you promote someone than when you ask someone to move laterally and for a pay-cut. An example of a conversation you can have when asking someone to change positions and take a pay cut.

The why's and how's of jelling teams

by Mike Crittenden

A jelled team is vital for having a happy team. This article outlines some of the advantages of having a jelled team and then explains what things keep a team from jelling.

Subscription or no subscription? That is not the question

by iA

Subscriptions for software are ubiquitous, but not every type of software should be a subscription. This article explains why this is so and answers more critical questions such as when subscriptions work and when don't they? What can you do instead?

The Update, The Vent, and The Disaster

by Michael Lopp

Having a good 1:1 is a tricky business. Did you know that most 1:1's can be thrown into 1 of the 3 buckets - The Update, The Vent and The Disaster. This article tells you how to know which type of 1:1 you are having and what to do in each case to have a productive 1:1.

Writing is Networking for Introverts

by Byrne Hobart

How do you network if you are an introvert and are bad at striking up conversations with strangers? As the title says, this article explains how writing is a good substitute for networking for introverts.