Why we need skeptics

Recently, I gave a talk with this same title at the Culture@Org Lisbon Meetup, a group of people concerned about their companies’ cultures. This post is a summary of…

One on One? You must do it.

Premium Minds grew from seven to sixty-five people in the last six years. In the beginning we all worked in the same room and had lunch together everyday. Heck, at…

Don’t work for customer requirements (everyday)

When I watch my kids playing with their friends (sometimes imaginary), I always feel amazed at their creativity. One of their favorite games is to play as super-heroes on the…

Creating a culture in “verbose mode”

When we’re developing software, we don’t just expect it to turn out great by chance. We design and code for greatness: agile, prototyping, test driven development, continuous integration…