Kenneth Larsen

Kenneth Larsen

Sep
17
The Weekly Retro #5

The Weekly Retro #5

Time for another week of the very best I've read on engineering leadership.
1 min read
Sep
10
The Weekly Retro #4

The Weekly Retro #4

As I'm working through my last month at my current job, I've already spent a lot of time offboarding, saying
1 min read
Sep
03
✨The Weekly Retro #3

✨The Weekly Retro #3

Welcome to the third edition of The Weekly Retro. This time you'll get three of the best things I've read
1 min read
Aug
27
✨The Weekly Retro #2

✨The Weekly Retro #2

Welcome to the second edition of my weekly retro: A weekly digest on the best in engineering leadership.
23 min read
Aug
23
How I Stay on Top of 1:1s

How I Stay on Top of 1:1s

Keeping track of 1:1s, action items, feedback and important news to deliver can be quite overwhelming. 1:1s are so crucial, and while I've read a lot of how to do 1:1s, I did not find much on how to stay on top of 1:1s. That's why I build a system that serves me instead of me serving the system.
25 min read
Aug
20
✨ The Weekly Retro #1

✨ The Weekly Retro #1

A digest of the best I've read on engineering leadership.
3 min read
Aug
18
Should I Become a Manager?

Should I Become a Manager?

It's not always easy. I often get asked by senior developers if they should pick the management track or not. To find out, you need to ask yourself a few questions.
2 min read
Aug
13
Week 32 Digest: Diversity and Borrowing From Other Leaders

Week 32 Digest: Diversity and Borrowing From Other Leaders

Another week, another review of the best things I've read and heard on engineering leadership. This week seems to be
1 min read
Aug
12
Understand Your Users: Contextual Inquiry

Understand Your Users: Contextual Inquiry

Interviewing alone is not always enough — to really understand your users, you also need to observe them.
1 min read
Aug
12
Teams are not a constant, but a living and changing being

Teams are not a constant, but a living and changing being

Dealing with team changes can be very frustrating. Sometimes, it leads to a lack of delivery, decreased team mood, or
1 min read