The Engineering Manager Playbook of Evangelina Martinez, Director of Engineering at MuleSoft (Salesforce Co).

Evangelina Martinez was one of the first hires at Mulesoft Argentina, starting as a Software Engineer almost 10 years ago and now leading teams in her role as Director of Engineering. Mulesoft offers the most widely used integration platform for connecting SaaS & Enterprise applications in the cloud and on-premise and was acquired in 2018 …

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How managers influence team burnout, for better or for worse.

Let’s give credit where credit is due: your employee might be doing everything in their power to control–or at the very least manage–their burnout, they are making an effort doing their breathing exercises, setting healthy boundaries, the yoga classes, the sleeping apps. But what happens if they have to go back every day to a …

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New: Trigger Features With Slack’s Commands

We don’t want to jinx it…but it seems like we’re rolling with new features every week or so. Woot woot! We realized that avid Slack users are probably keyboard wizards already, and could feel a little more comfortable by knowing what the available commands are. Users can now type /talkit do for a list of available on-demand …

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Introducing Talkit Emotional Ratio

We loved our original Talkit Interactive Dashboard ?but wanted to further the experience for you to really visualize your emotional state. Remember the lines showing positive and negative emotions? Well, we did a little quick math for you, and now you can see what’s called the Emotional Ratio, which is the balance between the two. The Emotional Ratio places you in one of …

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Pujaa Rajan, Deep Learning Engineer at Node and Women in AI Ambassador.

Pujaa is a Deep Learning Engineer at an AI-as-a-service startup called Node. Growing up in Nebraska, she loved to read and was the state chess champion. She was first exposed to artificial intelligence when news broke that the first AI computer had beaten a chess grandmaster. She was drawn to natural language processing at Cornell …

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A glass-half-full philosophy: How can managers use Appreciative Inquiry to improve their 1:1 meetings

Managers know how 1:1 meetings go, they’re a necessary part of leading a team. Yet, their mere existence doesn’t guarantee that those meetings are yielding the best results. The problem can be the context in which they are developed, the questions that are asked, the frequency in which they’re scheduled, or, maybe, the problem is …

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