Tagged: culture

How to Talk About Art, With Jerry Saltz

Have you ever felt at a loss for words when staring at a Jackson Pollock? Or simply not known what what to say in reaction to a Rothko? New York Magazine’s Senior Art Critic,...

Top Guiding Principles on Growing your Startup

You have a talented team, and your teammates both embrace your vision and are helping you shape a matching culture. Congratulations as these are two big ‘wins’ that many investors will rank above opportunity...

Global Product Strategy by Mel McVeigh

Mel McVeigh is the Product Director at Condé Nast, one of the largest publishers in the world, responsible for brands such as Vogue, GQ, and The New Yorker. In her ProductTank London talk, Mel...

The Evolution of Headphones

It is safe to consider headphones a household item: mass produced, and almost every American has a pair. Headphones are so common nowadays, in fact, they are even included in the most new purchases...

Dev Talent in the Age of Commoditization

Back at the dawn of the modern computing era, one Donald Knuth published a book titled “The Art of Computer Programming” that soon became a bible of software engineering and defined many generations of...

How to Wrangle Your Code Monkeys

Code monkeys are notoriously strong-willed, and can be particularly hard to break. Here, we’ll outline a few ways in which you can whip your code monkeys into shape.First things first: don’t trust them as...

Demystifying Culture – What Does Culture Really Mean?

Annie is a software engineering leader on Square’s platform & infrastructure engineering organization. Prior to Square, she worked at a number of startups across a spectrum of industries from consumer products to enterprise solutions,...

The Doist Reading List

We’re big readers at Doist. You’ll often find our team sharing book recommendations in Twist threads, discussing our virtual book club’s latest read, and (for some us ) spending our monthly education perk stockpiling...