Death by Promotion (to Manager)

Death by Promotion (to Manager)

Most companies out there fail to recognize that becoming a manager isn’t a promotion but a career change. This is clearly represented in the new manager death spiral model

the manager is truly trying to do their best, but the lack of training and the old skills will set them up for these stumbling blocks.

It’s always a pleasure to read a post from Davide, who looks at things from uncommon viewpoints and make you double think each topic, making you to reconsider your opinion or deepening the subject!

Where are you based?

Don’t Ask Where I’m From, Ask Where I’m a Local →

A couple of months ago my pal Franz blogged about his experience during the Vienna’ WordCamp on the aftermath of having metabolized a – great! – TED Talk by Taiye Selasi.

For me this was a little gem to discover, especially appreciated in this rainy day …

Making Roadline — designing a font

How do you make a working font from some type on a road? Our collaboration with Glasgow roadliners was an amazing experience but as ever there is more to it than meets the eye. We thought we’d share a bit of insight into the process of crafting a typeface—and a few of the bumps and turns along the way.

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A Women’s History of Silicon Valley

A Women’s History of Silicon Valley

What happens when you tell the history of the birth of Silicon Valley a different way? It offers a map to a generation of young men and women looking for new leadership models.

This is one of the most interesting and inspiring post read in a while over the ‘making of’ Silicon Valley. With a perspective on womens. A. Great. Read.