The Keys to Scaling Yourself as a Technology Leader

The Keys to Scaling Yourself as a Technology Leader

✉️January 3, 2018
One Size Fits No One, The Keys to Scaling Yourself as a Technology Leader, A Company is Not a Family, Effective Mental Models for Code and Systems, Avoiding Mistakes with Your Manager Readme.

Common PM Problem Areas

Common PM Problem Areas

✉️December 27, 2018
Career “nets,” Common PM problem areas, Management and Coaching Best Practices, When Giving Feedback – Quantity Beats Quality, The Value of Triage Engineer Rotations.

Model, Document, and Share

Model, Document, and Share

✉️December 13, 2018
Model, document, and share, Why all engineers must understand management, Using self-selection to create journey teams at Avvo, How to quickly grow a successful tech team, A year in review reflection template.

How to Make a Big Technical Change

How to Make a Big Technical Change

✉️December 6, 2018
How to make a big technical change, Stripe Atlas: Guide to scaling engineering organizations, On being a senior engineer, You have a micromanaging boss. What can you do?, Seeking the minimal path to value.

Building Healthy Organizational Incentives

Building Healthy Organizational Incentives

✉️November 29, 2018
Building healthy organizational incentives, Building a distributed Engineering team, Product management mental models for everyone, How to grow as an engineer (working remotely), How Engineers benefit from delivery dates.

When is Someone Ready to Manage Managers?

When is Someone Ready to Manage Managers?

✉️November 22, 2018
When is someone ready to manage managers?, Are software developers overworked or undecided?, Praise is a vitamin, How can we become more effective engineers?, Great engineering managers empower through intrinsic motivation.

Why Great Engineering Managers Matter

Why Great Engineering Managers Matter

✉️November 8, 2018
Why great managers matter, Stripe’s Will Larson on how to design a perf-management system, Remote vs. Distributed, 10 questions for your self-review, 7 code review dynamics to look for in your engineering team.

Empowered Product Teams

Empowered Product Teams

✉️November 1, 2018
Empowered Product Teams, How Drift Gets Engineers Up to Speed by Day 3, What’s a senior engineer’s job?, Moving to Three-Person Engineering Teams, Building amazing engineering teams.

How to be Strategic

How to be Strategic

✉️October 25, 2018
How to be Strategic, The Power of “Premortems”, Stuck conversations: You’re NOT Hearing Me, The mentor/manager tightrope (and an alternative approach that drives employee motivation).

Building a people platform for continuous change in technology

Building a people platform for continuous change in technology

✉️October 18, 2018
Building a People Platform for Continuous Change in Technology, Value Engineering for Outcome-Based Bets, Trello’s Product Lead on the Unique Ramp to a 10-Person Product Org, How Showing Vulnerability helps Build a Stronger Team.

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