When Should I Interrupt Someone?

    How many times have you sat there trying to work through a technical problem, and thought:

    What Is the White Male Role in Improving Gender Diversity?

    We all know— or should know by now—that diverse teams and organisations are more successful and creative, have better retention rates, and result in a healthier workplace culture. The data to undersco...

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    Zooming Out: Strategies for Better Collaboration with Fewer Video Meetings

    Who would you assume ‘performs better’? Someone who’s available to address your issues immediately, or someone who occasionally goes offline and is often unavailable to address your immediate needs?

    The Container Solutions Opinionated Guide to Blogging

    Blogging is one of the central activities at Container Solutions. We try to regularly publish blogs on a variety of topics, from technical pieces to articles on strategy or psychology. Personally, I’v...

    How To Implement Psychological Safety in a Time of Crisis

    In a previous blog post, I wrote about how having a psychologically safe work environment can help organisations in dealing with future and unknown risks. 

    How to Manage Distributed Teams (Even When You Have No Choice)

    When a company hasn't planned for it, going fully remote is a challenge. In order to succeed, you need to create some rules and guidelines.

    Leaders: How Well Do You Balance Your Head and Heart?

    ‘Adulting’ can be tough. We find ourselves having to juggle many things: work with play, family with friends, work with home. For leaders, this juggling act takes on a whole new level of difficulty, i...

    How We Do ‘Naked Consulting’ at Container Solutions

    Over the course of my time at Container Solutions, I have read a lot of business books and consulting books, but none that got as close to what we at CS believe about working with customers as Patrick...

    Tech Events in the Time of COVID-19: Tips for Survival

    It’s been about three weeks since events have started being cancelled or postponed on a regular basis because of the spread of COVID-19. From giants like Mobile World Congress, Google I/O, and WWDC, t...