Flexibility comes from having multiple choices; wisdom comes from having multiple perspectives.
The ability to hear others out is very important. Vital for a good leader. It is much less likely for one person to see all the options and to have experienced multiple perspectives. I put it an imperative on each gathering I am part of, to hear out the perspectives and options. There are no stupid questions, as long as they are not too personal. I also train myself to walk in someone else’s shoes. Go through my what-if list. Try to extend my core beliefs. I guess it helps that my wife studied social psychology and reminds me about the importance of this a lot 🙂 <3.
An experienced engineer and manager. Worked in multiple industries in various sized enterprises. A strong believer that software is actually Peopleware. A software developer at heart, and also worked as a QA engineer, test manager, project manager, delivery manager and more.
I have managed teams and organizations of up to 40 people and budgets of 5mln dollars. I truly believe in DORA metrics and engineering efficiency. I am an active coder, with some playground projects in: https://github.com/fitg?tab=repositories.
More about my managerial style in: https://managerreadme.com/readme/fitgustaw.
On the personal side - a fan of magic the gathering, board games, role-playing games, psychology, real evidence-based science, books worth to read, European comics ... aaaand football (I am an active player still and support my home team of Pogon Szczecin). Happily married with a child. Owned by 3 cats and a dog.
Currently working at Zoopla.co.uk, re-imagining the property market, aiming to build the best information technology practices and services.
This blog has some of my creative thinking, some rambling and some coding.
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