The opening chapter of Peopleware has a gem that greatly influenced me back in the day: “..we are mostly in the human communication business. Our successes stem from good interactions by all participants, and our failures stem from poor human interactions.”
Though it has taken me years to completely let that sink in, every single success, victory - as well as failure - can be traced back to the quality of human interactions in that context. Realizing that we are in the people business, however, is necessary but not sufficient idea to keep you on a solid path.
Through my journey, I have picked up some thoughts and ideas that have helped me and could be of use also to others.[Read More]