It seems more README’s are being created and shared by the day. So is it just a fad or should all managers write one of these? A README is a user manual written by managers on their management style, philosophies, expectations, communication preferences, and more. Think of it like a how to guide for getting to know and working for your boss.
Working at DiUS
I had plans of becoming England’s football captain. I haven’t given up on this goal, but plan B would be to be doing what I am doing now. So you could say I’m living the dream.
When you are editing digital music, if you move something even 5 milliseconds, you can totally hear it. The music is no longer working - things are out of whack. When you translate that to a team or an organisation, it’s about creating conditions where people can get in tune with what is going on for that group of people
I moved to Sydney (and lived in an apartment hotel in the CBD - not recommended) for 3 months, to work on Qantas’ mobile app, Airways. I visited my balcony plants in Melbourne twice during that time, then finally came home, moved house, and spent another 6 months doing 50% of my time in each location. Without the first solid 3 months, it would’ve been impossible to lead that team on a full rebuild of the app. It was released a few months after I finished up, and the client is now very happy with it, and how it was run.