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How to deal with Portuguese people both in the workplace as well as in life

If you ever had a Portuguese friend or work colleague you can immediately relate to this article right? Sometimes a little help is needed to deal with us. Well, look no further. This is a comprehensive guide on how to deal with Portuguese people, take the best out of them and avoid bitter sweet moments […]

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How to Boost Your Productivity by 400% With Kanban

Kanban, “signboard” in Japanese, is a scheduling system created by Taiichi Ohno to eliminate waste on the Toyota Production System. One of the its main benefits is to limit the work in progress and avoid the overload of the manufacturing system. After software took over, many startups struggle with making their teams efficient while avoiding burn […]

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What is being home to you?

To me is getting out in the street at 7am when the city is asleep to look in the cold haze for the scattered pieces of my childhood, slowly washed away by drunken screams of unsustainable tourism. It’s getting to enjoy a long walk by my river, the Douro river, make some photos along the […]

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Stop Blocking Your Company’s Growth

 To build a successful engineering team you need three things: a solid engineering culture / processes, inspiring people leaders and challenging problems to solve. Most companies suffer because they miss one of these and the conflicts with their engineering teams starts slowing everything down. For this article I want to start focusing on the first […]

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