Team structure

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Stop Coding, Start Leading: Shifting dynamics for startup CEOs

Stop Coding, Start Leading: Shifting dynamics for startup CEOs

Once their team starts to grow, technical founders must shift from coding to leading. They often wrongly believe they can build features more quickly independently rather than collaborating with the team.

Floating team members & priorities

Floating team members & priorities

In SaaS, shifting priorities and changing teams cause stress. Stable teams focus priorities but may lack roles, leaving floating members to juggle demands. A one-person service team can offer clarity, but careful prioritization and team restructuring are vital.

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

Empowering teams in modern workspaces means shifting from traditional management to a trust-based, autonomous culture. This approach enhances performance, especially remotely, by emphasizing purpose before results and fostering open communication and accountability.

Six signs your team needs to scale

Six signs your team needs to scale

Learn when your startup is ready to scale: signs include increased workloads, strained leadership, skill gaps, and declining quality. Discover the role of CTO coaching and external guidance from madewithlove for successful growth and innovation.

Don't become a code review bottleneck

Don't become a code review bottleneck

Transform code reviews from a bottleneck to a team effort. Balance quality and productivity by engaging everyone in reviews, automating minor checks, and fostering a culture of code quality. Make your reviews sustainable now.

Never hire senior developers*

Never hire senior developers*

When do SaaS startup founders know it's the right time to hire junior developers? And why is always hiring senior developers, not a good idea?

Full-Stack vs. Specialized Developers: what does your SaaS startup need?

Full-Stack vs. Specialized Developers: what does your SaaS startup need?

Explore the dilemma between hiring full-stack versus specialized developers in SaaS. Understand when to choose versatility or deep expertise for your project's success.

CTO Soundboard: our new leadership mentoring service for SaaS CTOs and tech leaders

CTO Soundboard: our new leadership mentoring service for SaaS CTOs and tech leaders

We often see competent technical leaders struggling to balance responsibilities in growing software teams. To help them, we now offer coaching and mentoring for SaaS CTOs with our new CTO Soundboard service.

Pulse Episode 13: Jason Fried on Trust, Hiring, and Rehiring

Pulse Episode 13: Jason Fried on Trust, Hiring, and Rehiring

Andreas talks with Jason Fried, founder of 37signals (Basecamp), about rehiring and trust in the workplace. They discuss the "trust battery," representing trust levels and its fluctuations. Jason emphasizes enthusiasm and fit in hiring, and they explore rehiring former employees and role dynamics.

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