Learn or die
At work, do you need to be a stronger weightlifter to outdo more senior guys? Not necessarily. The difference lies in learning.You will come to a point where knowledge gathering from more senior peers becomes less enriching. While reading, you might stumble upon an article describing an obscure tool
Connecting devs & product: Key lessons learned
In early 2020 we decided to kick off a series of events bringing insights from engineering leaders at Czech tech scaleups (as we like to call companies already past the initial startup phase). Up to now, we have organized three TechUncovered panel discussions. The previous two events focused on scaling
Manage people like a boss: how to guarantee fair salaries
It is duty of a manager to treat everyone fairly and in timely manner. Compensation should be given for the work and contribution that the person delivers to the company. It should not depend on negotiation skills and boldness of the employee to ask for more. Unless their job is a negotiator :).
How to excel in engineering management
For a Software Developer, it can feel unrealistic to think of being the Engineering Manager of, say, dozens of people in the future. Time passes by. The future turns into the present. One day you realize that being a manager has the potential to dramatically increase the influence you have.
Find the purpose
Three months back, I started my journey of VP of Engineering in Mews. In the following blogpost, I'd like to elaborate on my experience and discoveries so far. Build on your Experience On my path, I was fortunate to work with leaders worth following. I learned a lot from others.
Scaling tech teams: Key lessons learned
The very first TechUncovered event focused on the challenges of building and scaling engineering teams, career development, and maturing processes. Scaling tech teams is not a simple task, it's tough work. As we witness the Prague startup scene constantly growing and getting more and more into the scaleup stage, we