I have been leading teams for years and changing my management and leadership patterns over the course. It’s very difficult and confusing. Having read a lot of articles and books, I made some simple discoveries and patterns which I can effectively follow no matter how busy I am. That’s how the idea of “Fitness 101” came.
I have been sharing book titles with my colleagues for over a year now – to help them increase productivity, building up habits, defining goals, etc. Unfortunately, I found a common pattern which is very ineffective – reading as fast as possible. Most of us tend to complete a book as if they were reading a story, or they are supposed to finish it. Here are some facts that we need to remember when reading these kinds of books:
The day I started learning refactoring, I fell in love with it. I got so addicted to it that I have developed a new habit automatically which not only makes refactoring an easy task, but also saved a huge amount of time when I write some complex algorithm or business logic. It’s a refactoring-integrated process of programming.