As a CTO, my default loop is 'First, cycle through all my employees and make sure that I have equipped them to be happy and productive in their jobs. Second, find something to do. If possible, delegate it; if not, do it. Repeat.
Ideas are more important than age.
Just because someone is junior doesn't mean they don't deserve respect and cooperation.
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Steve Jobs on managing people