Nicolas Cava
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Areas in which I can help.

A list of functions I can help with. This list is not exhaustive, but it aims to clarify areas in which my expertise can have an impact.

Remote Leadership

I support and coordinate individuals who are geographically dispersed and work remotely. I ensure the team can work together effectively despite being physically separated.

People-first Leadership

I focus on building strong relationships with the team, fostering open communication, and providing opportunities for growth. I prioritize work-life balance and self-care.

Software Engineering

I have domain expertise in building distributed products. I know how to code, architect, and related challenges in managing resources, timelines, and budgets.

Asynchronous Work

Instead of relying on real-time communication, asynchronous work emphasizes communication and collaboration through systems that allow people to work independently.

Strategic Planning

I have experience developing well-informed, long-term strategies anticipating future trends and opportunities. Identifying key drivers and potential roadblocks and developing actionable roadmaps.

Project Execution

I have a proven track record of executing complex projects and delivering results that exceed expectations. Setting clear goals, leaving the team to deep work, and delegating ownership.

Order and Structure

I excel at bringing order and structure to complex situations, allowing focus on what matters most. By identifying key priorities and creating plans, I help teams stay aligned and on track.

Systems and Processes

I'm skilled in creating efficient and effective systems and processes that streamline operations and increase productivity. Nothing is left to chance thanks to systems thinking.

Open Communication

I prioritize open communication, fostering an environment of transparency that leads to better outcomes. Team members build trust and work together more effectively to achieve success.

Decision Making

I have a track record of making tough decisions quickly and confidently, even in high-pressure situations. I strongly believe in decentralizing authority to make decisions faster near the field.

Time Management

I have developed strong skills in managing time and resources effectively to ensure that projects are shipped. Breaking down into smaller tasks and prioritizing based on importance and urgency.

Public Speaking

I'm a skilled public speaker, able to deliver engaging presentations that inspire audiences. I have extensive experience delivering speeches, from small to large conferences.

Goal Setting

I can set ambitious goals and develop a clear vision for achieving them, inspiring others to join me in pursuit of success. A strong vision and a clear set of goals is critical to achieving success.

Innovation

I'm adept at discovering new opportunities that drive growth and innovation. I motivate the team to think outside the box and identify unique opportunities others may have not considered.

Production Management

I have extensive experience in managing daily operations and responding to incidents promptly. I identify potential issues and leave the team to implement solutions to prevent production issues.

Individual Growth

I'm passionate about personal growth and coaching others to help them achieve their full potential. Everyone has the ability to grow and improve, and I'm committed to contribute.

Feedback and Assessments

I'm experienced in providing constructive feedback and conducting effective assessments that drive growth. Helping others identify gaps and develop plans for achieving their objectives.

Culture and Values

I believe that an organization's culture and values are critical to its success. I'm committed to creating a positive and inclusive culture, fostering a sense of purpose among the team.

Hiring and Onboarding

I'm skilled at every hiring process step, from identifying top talent to conducting interviews and negotiating offers. I also excel at onboarding, ensuring people have all they need to succeed.

Cost Management

I have extensive experience managing budgets and costs, from forecasting and planning to tracking and reporting. Identifying opportunities to reduce costs while maintaining quality.

Meetings Management

I'm skilled at facilitating meetings and rituals, from small to large meetings. I can guide discussions and decision-making and ensure that meetings are productive and actionable.

My favorite technology stack.

Below is the tech stack I most worked with during my career and the one I still use today.

JavaScript and React
Tailwind CSS and Tailwind UI
Node.js and Next.js
PostgreSQL and Redis
Kafka
Vercel and Supabase
AWS
Office with a laptop

A question? Let's connect.

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We can also have a free discovery call to discuss your challenges, uncover your struggles, and see how I can help.

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Recent Posts

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When I hear, "You are overqualified for the role."

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RTO is anti-business and anti-people. 15 reasons everyone loses:

Edited on October 19, 2023
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You have two options. Embrace modern leadership or be average.

Edited on October 17, 2023
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Your team has 4 weeks to ship? Give them 4 whole weeks.

Edited on October 16, 2023
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Nobody seems to care that Generative AI stresses out workers.

Edited on October 15, 2023
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Pay attention to what software engineers want:

Edited on October 14, 2023
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You stress too much about ideas.

Edited on October 13, 2023
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It is your responsibility to provide the guidance people need.

Edited on October 12, 2023
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I finally found a way to reconcile executives.

Edited on October 11, 2023
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Leadership is not a career. It's a conscious sacrifice.

Edited on October 10, 2023
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I went from self-doubts to self-empowerment.

Edited on October 9, 2023
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You're working hard but not getting anywhere.

Edited on October 8, 2023
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If I could help people for free, I would do it.

Edited on October 7, 2023
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Do not endlessly blame yourself when someone quits.

Edited on October 6, 2023
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You waste your growth potential with a lack of talent.

Edited on October 5, 2023
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I burned out twice.

Edited on October 4, 2023
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My take on the future of work:

Edited on October 3, 2023
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I spent too much energy arguing with remote work skeptics.

Edited on October 2, 2023
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The role of a leader is not to meet deadlines.

Edited on October 1, 2023
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I used to lead competitive teams in World of Warcraft.

Edited on September 30, 2023
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There is only misery if you try to control the outcome.

Edited on September 29, 2023
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