How We Facilitate Remote Team Health Checks at Atomic Object

Team Health Checks are of our most valuable tools for checking in with our teams. They keep our leadership informed about any acute or systemic issues facing our project teams. And they create a space for teams to share broad perspectives on how they’re feeling about all aspects of their work environment. In this post, […]

Defined Docker Networks for Seamless Communication Between Projects

If you have a containerized application composed of multiple services, it can become a burden to string together in-network communication. Fortunately, Docker Compose solves this networking problem by making it easy for your containers to communicate without knowing one another’s context. In a couple of short steps, I’ll show you how to quickly get a […]

5 Thinking Tools & How We Used them to Make Our COVID School Decision

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown me how convenient my life used to be. Shopping, social gatherings, and school starting for my kids were relatively simple situations to plan for. Now, life decisions are much more difficult. I’ve talked with many people who are struggling with issues related to work, school for kids, and differing expectations […]

4 Steps for Resolving Conflict with a Team Member

Conflict seems to be an inevitable part of human interaction. How we handle it can make a real difference in our stress levels, career opportunities, project outcomes, and the quality of our relationships. We ask all our employees to build strong conflict resolution skills, and books like Crucial Conversations and Difficult Conversations are required reading […]
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