Building Managers: Now That You Are A Manager
Wrapping up the ‘becoming a manger series’ with guidance and steps on what new engineering managers can do once their training completes and they are now officially a manager. Guidance includes: managing introductions and the first couple of weeks; planning your first 30-60-90 days; setting up foundational meetings like 1-on-1s; building key lateral relationships; creating space for the team to get to know you and your plan.
Building Managers: Implementing The Plan
In this episode we present a practical, step-by-step implementation guide for transitioning engineer's career to the engineering management track.
Building Managers: Building a Success Strategy
We share how to build a success-oriented strategy by taking care of four management pillars, organization, people, product, processes and tools.
Building Managers: Leading From The Back, Leading From The Front
We share what the role of the engineering leader means and how to approach leading from both the front and the back.
Building Managers: Not A Promotion
Our guest speaker, Anand Safi, shares how transitioning a career from an engineer to an engineering manager is not a promotion. Also, Anand shares a checklist on what to do first 90 days as a new engineering manager.
Building Managers: The Right Motivation
We share the key reasons and motivators for pursuing a engineering leadership position. Before you take on transitioning someone's or your own career to engineering management, check if you have the right motivations and strengths needed to take on the role.
Developing Skills: Guided Self-Study
In this podcast we share the practice of guided self-study, discuss how it helps busy managers to elevate team’s skills, and provide practical recommendations on how to run the guided self-study practice. In the end, we share an approach to install the guided self study at your team and provide a checklist that engineering managers can use to self-check that they are executing guided self-study effectively.