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The Nakazawa Show

The Nakazawa Show

By Christoph Nakazawa
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Inclusion in a Distributed World
Remote and distributed work is an unstoppable trend recently accelerated by five to ten years. It allows people to live where they want to live, and people who couldn’t move or regularly visit an office before can find better jobs. Remote work is great for a more diverse workforce, and I’m glad this trend is here to stay. However, it’s much harder to build a shared sense of purpose and build empathy for colleagues. This post exists to help people and teams adapt better to this new era. Tweet about this article, or share it with your friends. Discuss with the community, or email me. Thank you for reading, and have a great day!
22:27
April 14, 2021
The Nakazawa Management Starter Pack
It’s been almost five years since I switched to engineering management. I am by no means an expert engineering manager and I’m always looking to improve. However, most managers will define their manager principles in the first couple of years of their management career. I think of this podcast as the “Nakazawa Management Starter Pack”, and I'm sharing my priorities. I’m curious how it evolves over the years. Tweet about this article, or share it with your friends. Discuss with the community, or email me. Thank you for reading, and have a great day!
21:32
March 31, 2021
Principles of Developer Experience
As a front-end engineer and engineering manager, I focused on building developer tools for open source projects such as React Native, Jest, or Metro for the past ten years. I am restless in searching for a better user experience, and I lose sleep over misaligned pixels. I deeply care about how people feel about the tools they are using every day. This experience informed how I think about building software, and the team I work with lives by several principles we defined together. I am sharing this manifest with you in hopes that it’ll be useful to shape your high-level thinking of developer tooling, too. Tweet about this article, or share it with your friends. Discuss with the community, or email me.
17:06
March 17, 2021