How to ask for help

March 22, 20223 min read

Asking for help is a skill like anything else. The better you get at how you ask questions, the better your team and senior engineers will be able to support you–and the more quickly you will level up.

What to include in a PR description

March 08, 20224 min read

When I'm working with a new team, a question that comes up often is "What info should I include in my PR description?" A good PR description can open doors to quicker and more productive PR reviews.

Explaining technical concepts to a non-technical audience

November 15, 201812 min read

If you can clearly explain technical concepts, your audience will be more likely to accept your ideas, invest in your ideas, and ultimately adopt your ideas.

Giving kind feedback instead of nice feedback

August 19, 20184 min read

Giving constructive feedback is one of the most challenging things we have to do in our professional lives. I’ve been thinking a lot about how to give better constructive feedback and specifically how to give constructive, kind feedback.

Refining How We Write User Stories

April 25, 20184 min read

User story writing is not an exact science and there’s always room for improvement.