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#187: Notion for Team Meetings & Documentation

This is the second video in 3-video series on using Notion. In Part 1 we covered a lot of ground on what Notion is how it’s great for any team, and web development teams in particular.

In this video, we’ll take a look at the two absolute biggest things I do in Notion:

  1. Team Meetings
  2. Project Planning
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How to build a bad design system

I didn’t realize this until it was far too late, but one of the biggest mistakes that’s made on a design systems team is a common mismanagement issue: there are too many people in a meeting and they have too many dang opinions.

Is there a conversation about the color of your buttons that’s taking place? Great! Everyone needs a consistent set of colors so that users know what to click and so that designers don’t have to choose from … Read article “How to build a bad design system”

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The Importance of One-on-Ones

What do we mean by 1:1 (pronounced one-on-one)? This is typically a private conversation between an Engineering Manager/Lead and their Employee. I personally have been a Lead, a Manager, and also an Independent Contributor/Software Engineer, so I’ve sat at each side of the table. I’ve both had great experiences on each side and have made mistakes on each side. That said, I’m going to cover some meditations on the subject because 1:1s open opportunities for personal and professional growth when … Read article “The Importance of One-on-Ones”