Read hilarious stories with serious lessons that Michael Lopp extracts from his varied and sometimes bizarre experiences managing humans at many of the. Managing Humans Introduction Site. that while they might be great with bits. They still needed to figure out how to Manage Humans. Rands in Meadow. Source code for ‘Managing Humans’ by Michael Lopp. Contribute to Apress/ managing-humans development by creating an account on GitHub.

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Kevin 6 years ago. Despite all of that it is still worth reading for the insights it packs. A few articles eg. Alli 6 years ago. That said, those parts of the book that did fee relevant to someone who is a manager of any kind, really were resonant. I was surprised to find that the ideal employee in the software industry is very different from the ideal employee in other industries.

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

I guess maybe it’s just content better taken in small doses, and just for what it’s worth. Lolp on the new book! This book is different. One of the professional development training items on the books for FY at work was the book Managing Humans: Aug 28, Gordon rated it it was amazing.

This book is filled interesting stories and anecdotes from the authors blog. Overall I found it to be a helpful and hkmans to read book. The hilarious moments when the final release date is tomorrow and you have a big show stopper bug or how-in-hell-nobody-noticed-this-bug-before that will make your 48 continuous working hours a fact!!

Summary: Managing Humans – Geoff Mazeroff

hjmans Nerds are witty because they connect the relevant to the present quickly and in clever ways. This section delves more into the different facets of people and teams so that you can understand how the interactions work. Laughter is often the by-product of these observations, but so too is the hard silence found mihcael the discovery of an uncomfortable truth.


Definitely a good read overall – flagged a few things I want to try and could certainly see myself going back to this as a reference. Refresh and try again.

Book review: Managing Humans by Michael Lopp | Confessions of a Curator, Editor, Geek

The Kindle version is available on amazon. May 14, Keith rated it it was ok Shelves: To play, you need to kick the relevancy engine into high gear. Dec 04, Sarah rated it really liked it Uhmans General intent is a collection of first hand experiences and anecdotes from twenty-odd years of working in technology, more specifically in management.

Let me say that e-mail is never ever ever never ever the right way to resolve controversy.

It’s an easy read in a breezy style, but could probably have been edited into a tighter book rather than collection of articles. In particular, I find myself returning to the “Information Starvation” chapter.

Dec 16, Ishraq rated it it michwel amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Managing Humansplease sign up. Feb 07, Sigurd Magnusson rated it it was ok. I’ve kept whipping the book out week after week and quoting it to people until their eyes glaze over, though I’ve eased off now.

He cares about people and wrestles with the difficulties of trying to care for the more or less imperfect and oddball people who make up his team, while getting them to achieve what humahs to be done so the company doesn’t die horribly. Any estimate on when an iBooks version would be available? His chapters are short and his writing is direct, and I read this book hungrily, finishing it in four days. Despite having read most chapters on his website, rereading them in book form was great. Lastly, several embarrassing chapters are simply gone — I will sleep better at night knowing these poorly shaped thoughts are no majaging part of the book.


I’m bumping this up a couple stars. A lot of that insight should be familiar if you read Rands’s weblog but it’s still useful to have everything together.

Published June 1st by Apress first published January 1st Hilarious and insightful, but wandering. And there are some recommendations that make sense.

If you are a manager at work, or are responsible for coordinating or mentoring others, you should read this. Nerds are witty because they connect Let me say that e-mail is never ever ever never ever the right way to resolve controversy. Quotes from Managing Humans: A classic must read i really got to get to the latest edition. The closing glossary had mifhael editing surgery and remains one of my favorite sources of tweet-sized snark.

Mar 02, Elly rated it really liked it Shelves: I was able to buy the 2nd edition of Managing Humans without any problem.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Additionally, he uses “he” much more than “she” in his writing. Many of the metaphors and stories are specifically about software engineering, but the principles should mostly generalize. Ralph 6 years ago. This book made a big impact on me because it spoke to what I’ve been at this year: I don’t know that I actually found it that biting or humorous, but the simple explanations of michwel managers and processes lipp