To be a modern manager, you must manage yourself first. In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Johanna Rothman discuss how you must learn to manage yourself to be effective at managing other people. They will discuss some common mistakes managers make and some important values to instill in yourself that will make you a better manager, such as integrity, vulnerability, and congruence.
If we don't manage ourselves, we don't have the capability of managing other people. @2:42
Micromanagement comes from fear and that fear is out of incongruence. @3:07
Blame cuts off options and relationships. @8:25
Admitting you're afraid and need help and being vulnerable is a sign of strength not a weakness. @13:48
Take small steps in building trust. @15:28
Value-based integrity consists of these 5 values: honesty, fairness, consistency, taking responsibility, and treating people with respect. @18:43
Self-awareness is difficult, but often is as simple as asking people. @25:14
ROTI (Returned on Time Invested) method for a meeting @27:29
A challenge for technical managers is actually knowing how to do the work very well. @30:14
Take control of your schedule to deal with the time pressure. @36:21
Have you ever been told to be more “innovative” with your code? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Rich Mironov, discuss the all too common disconnect between developers and those on the marketing side of organizations. According to Rich, this is the result of two...
In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Kim Crayton, discuss how organizations are shaped by core values, and why values are integral for establishing true diversity and inclusion. Kim dives into some very uncomfortable truths in this episode, pointing out how most...
How can we train teams to consistently produce quality code without negatively impacting productivity? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, M. David Green, discuss Agile Dojos and how they can make teams more effective. Dojos provide a six-week training ground where...