Today's blog post: "There are no adults, there's only us" https://anaulin.org/blog/there-are-no-adults/
If you're an advanced user looking for #Alternatives, you might like to check out switching.social's most overlooked sections:
👩💻 👨💻 Alternatives For Advanced Users - sites like switching.social but aimed at technically-aware people
🔥 Bubbling Under - Alternatives that are close to being listed on the main part of the site, and are already very useful
Here's looking at you, kid. #caturday
Smol experiment in circle packing with pretty colors.
Source code: https://github.com/anaulin/circle-packing
According to First Round's "State of Startups 2018" survey, the top thing that keeps founders up at night is hiring good people.
And yet, the first book in the list of books these founders would recommend to other founders  is "Atlas Shrugged". Looking at the entire list, books about people leadership or decent management are a small minority. 🤷🏼♀️
: First Round State of Startups 2018: http://stateofstartups.firstround.com/2018/#hiring-and-firing
: State of Startups 2018 Book Recommendations: https://www.notion.so/First-Round-State-of-Startups-2018-Book-Recommendations-b14f52dfea2140eb9b127e2a2b383db9
My notes on "The Coaching Habit": https://anaulin.org/blog/book-notes-the-coaching-habit/
TL;DR: Short, useful read. Highly recommended for most anyone who wants to get better at listening and supporting others.
Would love to see some people join the IRC channel for Platform Cooperativism:
We are on the Freenode server #platformcoop
My thoughts on how to write more effective job postings: "How To Write Better Job Descriptions" https://anaulin.org/blog/how-to-write-better-job-descriptions/ ✅💼
The follow-up, "Refactoring the Mirrortocracy" (http://carlos.bueno.org/2014/06/refactoring.html) is pretty good, too. Good advice on hiring and biases.
It's sad to think that these essays are 4 years old but not much, if anything, has changed.
I can't believe I hadn't come across this essay until now: "Inside the Mirrortocracy" (http://carlos.bueno.org/2014/06/mirrortocracy.html)
It's full of wonderful. 😻
i see you | builder of things | steward of teams | I 💗 people and cats | she/her | working to be a better human every day | hugs offered | http://anaulin.org
social.coop is a a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]