Self-Reviews: Reasons and Solutions

Today, guest writers George Gavrilita and Aruna Prem Bianzino continue developing the method they exposed in Self-Reviews: Asking the Right Questions. This article is a follow up to Self-Reviews: Asking the Right Questions. The idea of the method presented in that article is to let the L3 Quality Definitions guide you, and answer questions inspired by every single sentence of the definitions. Putting your answers together, you would get a Self-Review. While this is a great method to Read more [...]

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Self-Reviews: Asking the Right Questions

Want to submit a self-review, but struggling to write it? Today, guest writers George Gavrilita and Aruna Prem Bianzino propose a method to help you get started or get unstuck. A Self-Review for your L3 Checklist should analyse yourself through the lens of the nine L3 Qualities. The articles describing them are great, but going from them to a Self-Review may be as hard as climbing a mountain. At the same time, we are also evaluating ourselves: not the easiest of tasks. Luckily, we can Read more [...]

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Why self-reviews?

Hi all, On a couple occasions recently, an L3 checklist was returned citing an insufficient self-review, even though the self-review had previously been validated by the Verification Committee. Let me explain why this is happening and clarify the purpose and standards of the self-review. Self-reviews are a great tool to check where you are and where you’re going. It’s a useful exercise to do either periodically or after significant events. It helps you formulate a self-development plan Read more [...]

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Staying L2, Staying Awesome

Wondering whether L3 is for you? Will anyone think less of you if you don't go for it? (spoiler: no). Guest columnist Dustin de Leeuw provides a fresh look at this sometimes difficult question! Please enjoy. There are a lot of articles dedicated to the Road to L3, and almost every Judge Conference has a seminar on this topic. However, the other side of the medal hardly ever gets the attention it deserves, so this article focuses on why for some people the road to L3 may be just a distraction. Read more [...]

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