Ignored By Dinosaurs personal feed personal Two kinds of managers https://www.ignoredbydinosaurs.com/posts/320-two-kinds-of-managers <p>[This was partially inspired by <a href="https://medium.com/@bellmar/why-is-this-idiot-running-my-engineering-org-c6e815790cdb">this excellent article</a> that I read Saturday morning.]</p> <p>I manage two teams. One of them has been through a lot of changes in the last 12 months, basically taking a rather sharp turn in responsibilities and day to day work. This was always the plan because I believed that there was no better team to take over this particular process than ours, but when it came down to actually implement the changes clearly it was not what some members of the team had signed up...</p> Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:13:54 -0400 Pruning the Ego https://www.ignoredbydinosaurs.com/posts/268-pruning-the-ego <p>I was thinking yesterday for some reason.</p> <p>I was thinking about how much more inspired I felt to write to nobody/everybody this time last year. I was remembering how it felt effortless to expound upon the music business and software as if I had anything of worth to say. Interestingly, I think I did. Interestingly, now that I ostensibly know a lot more what I’m talking about I feel a lot more reluctant to blather about it. Less confident. Why is that?</p> <p>I think it has a lot to do with not...</p> Fri, 16 Jul 2010 11:50:00 -0400 Picking it up https://www.ignoredbydinosaurs.com/posts/269-picking-it-up <p>Seems a shame to have this site over here, ostensibly my personal site, and not be doing anything with it. Seems a shame because so much of the last four months has been so personal. It’s been the hardest, weirdest, best, worst four months of my life so far.</p> <p>I haven’t really been in-between-chapters-of-my-life for a very long time, and I now remember what it feels like. It’s why I moved back down to ATL to take some shitty job at the Guitar Center, just so I’d have something to...</p> Thu, 22 Apr 2010 23:52:00 -0400