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Weekly Reading Material – 17/04/2014

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A bit late this time because of the holidays. The highlights of my last week of internet reading. Enjoy

5 People Who Destroy Your Culture
While culture is a bit overrated lately, it is still very important. Check the list to see if you fit one of the profiles; if you do, you are hurting your team, yourself and your career.
http://blog.eladgil.com/2014/01/5-people-who-destroy-your-culture.html

How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible
“If you find yourself saying, ‘I need to work late to catch up,’ then that’s a problem, that’s a big problem … The remedy isn’t as easy as “hoping” you’ll catch up with your to-do list. Hope is not a plan, … Hope is nothing but waiting and letting life happen to you.”
https://zapier.com/blog/scale-yourself-scott-hanselman/

Unit Testing 101
Unit tests are good. Mocks can do magic. “Go in peace, and may all your tests be green”. GREAT (and funny) presentation.
http://www.masukomi.org/talks/unit_testing/#1

Analysis Paralysis: Over-thinking and Knowing Too Much to Just CODE
“Perfect is the enemy of the good” – “stick to requirements, not more”
http://www.hanselman.com/blog/AnalysisParalysisOverthinkingAndKnowingTooMuchToJustCODE.aspx

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