097: The Job of a Manager with Brandon Hays
September 12th, 2018 · 47 mins 54 secs
About this Episode
00:43 – Brandon’s Superpower: Helping Other People Discover Their Own Superpower
02:04 – Maintaining Relationships When People Change Jobs So Frequently
04:31 – Climbing The Corporate Tech Ladder and Strategizing Career Growth
10:25 – Mentorship and Power Disparity
19:00 – Management and Leadership Skills
The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change
10 Traits of a Great Manager, According to Google's Internal Research (Project Oxygen)
23:22 – Solving Problems Regardless of Job Title
27:50 – Preservation of Context
31:01 – Becoming a Manager…and Being Bad at it!
32:58 – The New Manager’s Toolkit
35:08 – Techniques for Managing From Below to Influence Your Manager
38:19 – Engineers and Business-level Input
John: The deeply ingrained thread in “nerd” and “geek” culture how terrible managers are.
Astrid: The power dynamics that exist that are untapped in engineering.
Coraline: What kind of technical contribution do I want to leave as my legacy?
Brandon: Translating skills from previous careers to new careers.
Not Applicable: What Your Job Post is Really Saying
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