Anti-patterns of an Engineering Manager
Are you an engineering leader struggling to manage your team effectively? You may be exhibiting some common anti-patterns, such as being too controlling or prioritizing personal relationships over constructive feedback. By recognizing and avoiding these patterns, you can foster a more positive and successful work environment. This blog showcases a breakdown of the different anti-patterns and tips for effective leadership.
Don't wait for the title, start leading
Embarking on the journey to leadership is often met with questions about how to successfully seize opportunities and navigate challenges. To address this, we explore two paths: finding a role within your current company or seeking a new leadership position elsewhere. For now, we focus on thriving within your organization by following key strategies.
How to use ChatGPT in 5 ways as an Engineering Manager
Covers 5 ways to use ChatGPT as an Engineering Manager. I discuss how managers can use ChatGPT to improve their efficiency and delegate tasks to focus on strategic work.
Turning Around an Underperformer - A Guide for Engineering Leaders
Covers ways you can handle managing underperforming employees. To avoid employees underperforming , clarify expectations, provide regular feedback, assess necessary skills and training, assess willingness to change, and align definitions of high performance. Plus get a checklist to download.
Manage your Manager, don’t let them manage you
How you can manage up and take control of your career. This post covers some practical examples of getting your manager to love you and will open up doors for future opportunities and promotions.
5 lessons for New Senior Engineering Managers
Managing managers for the first time? Congratulations! Here are the five things you need to know next.
How to fail as a New Engineering Manager
These are some of the most common mistakes that new engineering managers that transitioned from individual contributor track make. Learn how to fix them in this blog post.
How Engineering leaders can create a culture of Psychological safety
What Psychological safety is, how Engineering leaders can learn some strategies & best practices in teams and orgs to create psychological safety.
6 ways you should show up as a leader during uncertain times
We have yet again entered an uncertain time. This feels way too familiar for most of us since we experienced something similar when the pandemic hit. But we need to be more resilient this time as winter might be coming. As a lead, I have changed my strategies to show up as a leader for my teams and wanted to share them here.