✉️November 15, 2018
Scoping Product Plans Just Right (Without Compromising Vision), Engineering Management: Lessons Learned in the First Year, How to Know When You’re Slowly but Surely Becoming a Bad Manager, Talent Distributions.
✉️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.
✉️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.
✉️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).
✉️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.
✉️October 11, 2018
Product Management models for everyone, GTD when you don’t feel like it, Dynamic reteaming, Why management is hard (and what to do about it).
✉️October 4, 2018
Culture is the behavior you reward and punish, Scaling engineering teams via writing things down, How to recruit and hire when you need to move fast, Putting a price on people problems at work.
✉️September 28, 2018
Engineering productivity, The Startup Process Playbook, 6 lessons learned in my year as a CTO, How (not) to screw up hiring.
✉️September 20, 2018
Why your best work is hardest to finish, Advice to CEOs: Digging out of a jammed calendar, Marketing tension in product-first companies, 20 questions to ask during a reference call, Aligning a Product Manager’s effort with their priorities.
✉️September 13, 2018
Notes to myself on software engineering, My favorite PM interview question, The fundamentals of building a distributed engineering team, The downsides (of our strengths), Stripe on a $300B opportunity for business.
✉️September 6, 2018
When to hire a head of engineering and what to look for, Models of Followership, How a product is like a function, Top 5 lessons I’ve learned working at startups, How this head of engineering boosted transparency at Instagram
✉️August 30, 2018
Juniors, seniors, janitors, and mentors, Advice for a new executive, An intro to product management for engineering leaders, Why fast learning curves are so important to startups, Design for people – use people language
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