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Project Managers vs Software Engineers?

Try to attend a geek conference and check the heartbeat of developers in the breaks. You’ll inevitably hear at least a few battle stories from projects gone wrong due to mismanagement or interpersonal conflicts within a project. 👊 At least the engineering’s perspective. Then again, what does it take to manage a team of engineers?…

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Startup Considerations While Doubling Your Headcount

Growing rapidly sounds exciting – but is it really? I was recently asked, “What happens when your business doubles?” 💯 We’ve managed to pull a 2x growth a couple of years in a row, and aiming to grow by about 60% or so this year alone. And I’ve always viewed recruitment as a strategic endeavor…

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#1 Tip On Becoming A Better Software Engineer

Beginner software engineers are clueless at work — even with the best mentor on the job. They lack the overview of the bigger picture, corresponding technical layers, operating as a part of a team, utilizing internal tools and a lot more to that. It may get depressing and troubling, especially in more agile teams and…

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Building And Managing a Web Agency — YouTube Live With Chris LaFay

So Chris LaFay and I connected on LinkedIn after interacting there for several months. We literally bumped into each other while texting on LinkedIn as our messages arrived within the same second. So, for our first chat, we picked the video format, and discussing our background in starting, building, and running agencies, along with the…

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Building a Marketing Team: A Startup’s Guide

How are you going to set expectations with people who have no idea how your business works in a matter of three months or six months trial, right? Click To Tweet A lot of people have asked me what’s the best way to do build a marketing team. And I’ve been talking to a bunch…

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Full-Time Employees, Freelancers, Agencies – Pros and Cons

What are you supposed to do when you need special digital work whether it be marketing, web development, design or etc.? There are three common options that you can pick from: Hiring a full-time employee Hiring a freelancer Working with an agency I have been a part of all three. I have been an employee,…

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Can You Build a Successful Business As a Software Developer?

As we all know developers and salespeople usually share different traits. A developer seems to be more analytical. Most people are more introverted, they are into maths, algorithms and stuff like that and I don’t mean to oversimplify that because I’m a developer myself. But most salespeople are more extroverted trying to be more dynamic…

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Do You Need a University Degree to Be Successful?

I’m the CEO of DevriX, a team of 40, building high scale WordPress applications. So full disclosure, I’ve spent four years at the university and I still haven’t gotten my diploma. I have a few credits left and I don’t really find it to be a major priority going there, taking the final exams and…

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