Leadership is a corset. Are you aware of its constructs? A Leadership in tech perspective on leadership failures and a path forward
Articles relating to leadership in technology written by Anne-Marie Charrett
Change isn't always difficult. There are lots of things about change I adore. I like getting pay raises. I like getting job promotions. I like it when my partner organizes a surprise event for us. And I like driving change. I like seeing gaps in quality and setting about improving
💡This is a work in progress. The thoughts are a bit rough and not fully formed. I'm sharing because I'm keen to hear other perspectives to help my concepts take shape. Comments welcome. I've got a hypothesis around organisational structures. It's half-baked and not ready for release. I talked about
Whistleblowers I’ve written before on how software testers [https://mavericktester.com/2020/05/23/inflicting-help/] think differently and play a different role to others in a technical team. In the past, a typical non testing view of the role was gatekeeper. This really didn’t turn out so well.
Leadership is being your best self. Easy to say, harder to implement. For starters, what the hell does ” be your best self” mean? And why is that leadership? For me, being my best self, doesn’t mean achieving goals. It doesn’t mean going to the gym, eating the right
Growing up, I remember listening to Bob Dylan on the radio with perplexment. He would sing: > “the answer my friend is blowing in the wind” To a twelve year old, this made little sense. How could wind, something invisible, fluid and uncontrollable provide any solution, any answer? And because the
* Its not about winners and losers * It’s not about right versus left * Its not about good or bad, right or wrong * Its not about pass or fail, testing versus checking, manual versus automation Its’s about the helpers. Always look for the helpers [https://youtu.be/-LGHtc_D328]. It’