01:12 – Marcus’ Superpower: Helping Engineers Become Good Bosses
02:30 – Bosses Who Don’t Wanna Boss: Ending Up in Management
10:37 – Are there people who just aren’t cut out for management or leadership?
14:20 – Applying Rationality to Organizations
20:23 – Alignment Not Agreement
24:52 – Is there a safe way to try and fail at management? Trying on Hats
31:16 – What does “BOSS” mean?
36:03 – The Up/Down of the Hierarchy
36:03 – What are the skills that good managers have? How do you know if you’re doing a good job?
53:26 – Giving and Receiving Feedback and Support, Reinforcing Behavior, and Focusing Attention
Jamey: Management vs. leadership.
Sam: “I need this from you,” vs. “Why didn’t you do this?”
Jess: When we react to something, it’s rarely about the thing we think we’re reacting to.
Additionally, management is like being on stage and you can be uncomfortable in your own role.
Marcus: Listening to others is critical and impactful. Also, letting people taste and see what it’s like to be in management and leadership without the commitment.
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